2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 34 - LABOR AND WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION
Section 34:3A-10 - Penalties for violations; Retail Gasoline Dispensing Safety Account; established
34:3A-10. Penalties for violations; Retail Gasoline Dispensing Safety Account; established
A violator of any provision of this act shall be liable for a penalty of not less than $50.00 and not more than $250.00 for a first offense and not more than $500.00 for each subsequent offense. Each day that a gasoline station operates in violation of the provisions of section 5 or 6 of this act is a separate violation by the retail dealer who operates the station. The penalties shall be sued for and recovered by the commissioner, in summary proceedings pursuant to "the penalty enforcement law," N.J.S.2A:58-1 et seq., in the county or municipality where the offense occurred.
There is established a nonlapsing dedicated account to be known as the Retail Gasoline Dispensing Safety Account. Penalties collected pursuant to this section shall be credited to the account and appropriated to fund expenses of effectuating the purposes of this act. If, at the close of a fiscal year, moneys are available beyond the funds necessary to meet those expenses, the commissioner shall determine an appropriate amount to be returned to the General Fund for general State purposes.
L.1989, c.263, s.7.
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