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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 52, STATE GOVERNMENT, DEPARTMENTS AND OFFICERS
Chapter 27G: Legislative findings and declarations
Section: 52:27G-38: Information provided for background checks.
7. a. A person who is required to undergo a criminal history record background, child abuse registry and domestic violence central registry check pursuant to section 6 of this act shall submit to the public guardian his name, address and fingerprints, in accordance with the applicable State and federal laws, rules and regulations. The Office of the Public Guardian is authorized to exchange fingerprint data with and receive criminal history record information from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Division of State Police for use in making the determinations required pursuant to this act.
b. Upon receipt of the criminal history record information for a person from the Federal Bureau of Investigation or the Division of State Police, the public guardian shall, within a reasonable time, notify the person in writing of his qualification or disqualification for registration under this act. If the person is disqualified, the conviction or convictions which constitute the basis for the disqualification shall be identified in the notice to the person.
c. Upon receipt of the information for a person from the child abuse registry in the Department of Children and Families or the domestic violence central registry in the Administrative Office of the Courts, the public guardian shall, within a reasonable time, notify the person in writing of his qualification or disqualification for registration under this act. If the person is disqualified, the incident or incidents which constitute the basis for the disqualification shall be identified in the notice to the person.
d. The person has a right to be heard by the Office of the Public Guardian for Elderly Adults, within 30 days from the date of the written notice of disqualification, on the accuracy of his criminal history record, child abuse registry or domestic violence central registry information or to establish his rehabilitation under subsection b. of section 6 of this act. Upon the issuance of a final decision by the public guardian, pursuant to this subsection, the Office of the Public Guardian for Elderly Adults shall notify the person as to whether he remains disqualified. A person disputing an adverse determination by the Office of the Public Guardian for Elderly Adults may file with the Office of Administrative Law for an administrative hearing.
L.2005, c.370, s.7; amended 2006, c.47, s.199.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:56.
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