2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 34 - LABOR AND WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION
Section 34:15D-19 - Schedule of fines
34:15D-19. Schedule of fines
8. A schedule of fines, no fine exceeding $1,000 for a single offense, shall be established by the commissioner for any of the following actions or omissions with respect to the collection of contributions or the use of moneys disbursed from the fund:
a. A false statement or misrepresentation made knowingly;
b. Failure to disclose a material fact;
c. Attempt to defraud;
d. Willful failure or refusal to: withhold or transfer any contribution or other payment; furnish any report or information; or produce or permit the inspection or copying of records as required pursuant to this act; and
e. Willful violation of any provision of this act or any rule or regulation promulgated pursuant to this act.
The fines shall be recoverable in a civil action by the commissioner in the name of the State of New Jersey. In addition to penalties established for any person, employing unit, employer or entity, each shall be liable for each offense upon conviction before any court of competent jurisdiction at the discretion of the court. All fines shall be payable to the commissioner for deposit in the fund.
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