2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Section 40A:12A-22.4 - Notification to applicant; appeal; maintenance of information.

40A:12A-22.4 Notification to applicant; appeal; maintenance of information.

4. a. Upon receipt of an applicant's criminal history record information, an authority shall notify the applicant, in writing, as to whether he is qualified or disqualified for employment pursuant to P.L.1997, c.265 (C.40A:12A-22.1 et seq.). If the applicant is disqualified for employment, the conviction or convictions which constitute the basis for the disqualification shall be identified in the written notice.

b. An applicant to a housing authority which is subject to the provisions of Title 11A of the New Jersey Statutes shall have 20 days from the date of written notice of disqualification to file an appeal with the Civil Service Commission for a review on the accuracy of the criminal history record information or to establish his or her rehabilitation under subsection b. of section 2 of P.L.1997, c.265 (C.40A:12A-22.2) pursuant to regulations promulgated by the Civil Service Commission.

c. The Civil Service Commission or an authority shall not maintain an applicant's criminal history record information or evidence of rehabilitation submitted under this section for more than six months from the date the applicant is hired or the date of the final disposition of the applicant's disqualification, as the case may be.

This section shall not prohibit the Civil Service Commission from maintaining a copy of the decision on the applicant's appeal, or the entire record in the case of a judicial appeal.

L.1997, c.265, s.4; amended 2008, s.29, s.96.

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