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New Jersey Statutes, Title: App.A, EMERGENCY AND TEMPORARY ACTS
Chapter 9: Removal of member of local defense council
Section: App.A:9-79: Definitions relative to criminal history record background checks for certain contractors.
1. As used in this act:
"Applicant" means a person 18 years of age or older who is employed or is being considered for employment by an independent contractor to work in a critical position within a designated facility;
"Critical position" means a position with duties or responsibilities which may affect the public safety or national security as determined by the Attorney General, in consultation with the Director of the Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness, the Commissioner of Environmental Protection, and industry representatives, pursuant to section 3 of this act;
"Designated facility" means "facility" as defined in section 3 of P.L.1985, c.403 (C.13:1K-21), the owner or operator of which is required to submit a registration form pursuant to section 4 of P.L.1985, c.403 (C.13:1K-22);
"Independent contractor" means a person, firm, company or organization which enters into a contract to work within, supply or deliver materials to a designated facility and whose employees have physical access to a designated facility; and
"Industry representatives" means a group of individuals, chosen by the Attorney General, in consultation with the Director of the Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness and the Commissioner of Environmental Protection with expertise in identifying critical positions which may affect public safety and national security at designated facilities.
L.2006, c.101, s.1.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:57.
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