2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 33 - INTOXICATING LIQUORS
Section 33:1-31.2 - Application for removal of statutory disqualification; fee.
33:1-31.2 Application for removal of statutory disqualification; fee.
33:1-31.2. Any person convicted of a crime involving moral turpitude may, after the lapse of five years from the date of conviction, apply to the commissioner for an order removing the resulting statutory disqualification from obtaining or holding any license or permit under this chapter. Whenever any such application is made and it appears to the satisfaction of the commissioner that at least five years have elapsed from the date of conviction, that the applicant has conducted himself in a law-abiding manner during that period and that his association with the alcoholic beverage industry will not be contrary to the public interest, the commissioner may, in his discretion and subject to rules and regulations, enter an order removing the applicant's disqualification from obtaining or holding a license or permit because of the conviction.
On and after the date of the entry of the order, the person therein named shall be qualified to obtain and hold a license or permit under this chapter, notwithstanding the conviction therein referred to, provided he is, in all other respects, qualified under this chapter.
Any request for relief under this section shall be accompanied by a nonreturnable filing fee of $100.00 payable to the director. Each applicant shall submit to the director the applicant's name, address, fingerprints and written consent for a criminal history record background check to be performed. The director is authorized to receive criminal history record information from the State Bureau of Identification in the Division of State Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation consistent with applicable State and federal laws, rules and regulations. The applicant shall bear the cost for the criminal history record background check, including all costs of administering and processing the check. The Division of State Police shall promptly notify the director in the event a current holder of a license or employee or prospective applicant, who was the subject of a criminal history record background check pursuant to this section, is arrested for a crime or offense in this State after the date the background check was performed.
Amended 1938, c.350; 1992, c.188, s.5; 2003, c.199, s.20.
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