2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 4 - AGRICULTURE AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS
Section 4:1C-32.10 - Violations, penalties.

4:1C-32.10 Violations, penalties.

4. a. An owner or operator of a winery who violates P.L.2014, c.16 (C.4:1C-32.7 et seq.) shall be liable to a civil penalty of up to $1,000 for the first offense, up to $2,000 for the second offense, or up to $3,000 for a subsequent offense, to be collected in a civil action commenced by the State Agriculture Development Committee.

b. In addition to the penalties established pursuant to subsection a. of this section:

(1) for a second offense, the committee shall, after a hearing, suspend the owner or operator of a winery from conducting special occasion events for a period of up to six months;

(2) for a third offense, the committee shall, after a hearing, suspend the owner or operator of a winery from conducting special occasion events for a period of at least six months but not more than one year; and

(3) for a fourth or subsequent offense, the committee shall, after a hearing, suspend the owner or operator of a winery from conducting special occasion events for a period of at least one year but not more than two years.

c. Any penalty imposed pursuant to this section may be collected, with costs, in a summary proceeding pursuant to the "Penalty Enforcement Law of 1999," P.L.1999, c.274 (C.2A:58-10 et seq.). The Superior Court and the municipal court shall have jurisdiction to enforce the provisions of the "Penalty Enforcement Law of 1999" in connection with P.L.2014, c.16 (C.4:1C-32.7 et seq.).

L.2014, c.16, s.4.

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