2009 New Jersey Code
TITLE 45 - PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
45:5AA-6 - Duties, powers of board
6.The board shall:
a.Review the qualifications of an applicant for certification as a landscape irrigation contractor;
b.Insure the proper conduct and standards of examinations for the certification of landscape irrigation contractors;
c.Issue and renew certificates pursuant to this act, as appropriate;
d.Refuse to issue or renew or shall suspend or revoke a certificate issued under this act pursuant to section 8 of P.L.1991, c.27 (C.45:5AA-8);
e.Maintain a registry of landscape irrigation contractor certificates which shall record the name and address of the contractor, the date the certificate was issued, and the number of the certificate;
f.Require continuing education for certified landscape irrigation contractors as provided in section 10 of P.L.2009, c.229 (C.45:5AA-7.1);
g.Review applications for a business permit;
h.Issue a business permit to a person engaged in the business of landscape irrigation contracting and define any restrictions or requirements regarding the use of that permit;
i.Allow a person to continue to engage in landscape irrigation contracting for a period of up to 180 calendar days after the death, disability or cessation of employment of the responsible certificate holder who qualified the person for a business permit when the board is notified within 30 days of such an occurrence;
j.Refuse to issue or renew a business permit or suspend or revoke a business permit in accordance with section 8 of P.L.1991, c.27 (C.45:5AA-8);
k.Establish procedures for the registry of a business permit for each person engaged in the business of landscape irrigation contracting;
l.Maintain a registry of landscape irrigation contracting business permits which shall include the permittee's name, trade name, business permit number, federal and State tax identification numbers, landscape irrigation contractor's certificate name and certification number, street address and mailing address of the permittee, phone number of the permittee, and other information the board deems necessary;
m.Adopt, pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.), rules and regulations to carry out the provisions of this act; and
n.Adopt, pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," fees for examinations, applications and renewals of certificates or business permits, and administrative costs associated with verifying continuing education requirements. These fees shall be prescribed or changed to the extent necessary to defray the expenses incurred by the board in the performance of its duties but shall not be fixed at a level that will raise amounts in excess of the amount estimated to be so required.
L.1991, c.27, s.6; amended 2009, c.229, s.5.
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