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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 23, FISH AND GAME, WILD BIRDS AND ANIMALS
Chapter 3: License for hunting, fishing or trapping; penalty; exemptions.
Section: 23:3-51.7: Menhaden Dealer License.
9. a. No person shall purchase or barter for menhaden landed in the State, as the first point of sale, unless the person is in possession of a Menhaden Dealer License. No menhaden landed in the State shall be sold or traded to any person who is not licensed under this section.
b. (1) Any person who intends to purchase or barter for menhaden landed in the State shall submit to the commissioner an application for a Menhaden Dealer License.
(2) A Menhaden Dealer License issued pursuant to this subsection shall be valid only for the calendar year for which it is issued, and shall be renewed on an annual basis.
c. No person shall act as the point of sale for menhaden landed in the State unless the person is in possession of both a Menhaden Landing License, issued pursuant to section 5 of this act, and a Menhaden Dealer License, issued pursuant to this section. Any person in possession of a Menhaden Landing License and not selling menhaden to a licensed Menhaden dealer shall also possess a Menhaden Dealer License, and shall report any sales on a weekly basis, in accordance with the provisions of section 10 of this act.
d. The holder of a Menhaden Dealer License, issued pursuant to this section, shall not accept 100 pounds or more of menhaden per day from any person unless that person is in possession of a Menhaden Landing License issued pursuant to section 5 of P.L.2013, c.74 (C.23:3-51.3).
e. (1) A State resident who is licensed as a menhaden dealer pursuant to this section shall be required to pay an annual fee of $100.
(2) A non-resident of the State who is licensed as a menhaden dealer pursuant to this section shall be required to pay an annual fee of $500, or an amount equal to the non-resident fee charged to a menhaden dealer in the non-resident's state, whichever is greater.
(3) Any license fees collected pursuant to this subsection shall be deposited in the Marine Fisheries Management Account, established pursuant to section 14 of P.L.2013, c.74 (C.23:3-51.12), and shall be dedicated for the purposes of menhaden quota management, menhaden biological monitoring, and menhaden fisheries law enforcement.
L.2013, c.74, s.9.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2013-07-08 15:51:47.
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