N.J. Admin. Code § 11:21-15.7 - Hearings

Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022

(a) If the Commissioner denies a member's request for relief made pursuant to this subchapter, or if the member objects to the terms of the relief granted, the member may request a hearing on the Commissioner's determination within seven days from the date of receipt of such determination as follows:
1. A request for a hearing shall be in writing and shall include:
i. The name, address, and daytime telephone number of a contact person familiar with the matter;
ii. A copy of the Commissioner's determination;
iii. A statement requesting a hearing; and
iv. A concise statement describing the basis for which the member believes that the Commissioner's findings of fact are erroneous.
2. The Commissioner may, after receipt of a properly completed request for a hearing, provide for an informal conference between the member and such personnel of the Department as the Commissioner may direct, to determine whether there are material issues of fact in dispute.
3. The Commissioner shall, within 30 days of a properly completed request for a hearing, determine whether the matter constitutes a contested case, pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act, 52:14B-1 et seq.
i. If the Commissioner finds that the matter constitutes a contested case, the Commissioner shall transmit the matter to the Office of Administrative Law for a hearing consistent with the Uniform Administrative Procedure Rules, N.J.A.C. 1:1.
ii. In a matter which has been determined to be a contested case, if the Commissioner finds that there are no good-faith disputed issues of material facts and the matter may be decided on the documents filed, the Commissioner may notify the applicant in writing as to the final disposition of the matter.

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N.J. Admin. Code § 11:21-15.7

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