2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 2a - Administration Of Civil And Criminal Justice
Section 2A:170-20.1 - Issuing Honorary Membership Cards Or Courtesy Cards On Behalf Of Law Enforcement Organizations

NJ Rev Stat § 2A:170-20.1 (2016) What's This?

2A:170-20.1. Issuing honorary membership cards or courtesy cards on behalf of law enforcement organizations
It shall be unlawful for any person, for or on behalf of any organization or association of law enforcement officers, or otherwise, to issue, offer, give, deliver or distribute any honorary membership card, courtesy card, or card of a similar nature, certificate, emblem, plaque, or article of a similar nature, of such organization or association, except to bona fide members or former members of the law enforcement agency represented by such organization or association or to such other persons who have performed outstanding or meritorious public service, and then only in accordance with formal authorization therefor prescribed by resolution duly adopted by such organization or association.

The term "outstanding or meritorious public service" as used in this section shall in no event be construed to mean or include the contribution or payment of money to such organization or association for any purpose whatsoever.

Any person who violates any provision of this section is a disorderly person.

L.1954, c. 181, p. 701, s. 2.


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