Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022
The administrator may, in his or her discretion, administratively close any
claim for which the claimant has:
1. Failed to
take actions required by this chapter within 60 days after the claimant was
required to take such action; or
Failed to respond to a request for information by the Department within the
time period set forth in the request.
(b) Administrative closure of a claim is
without prejudice. The claimant may reactivate the claim by rectifying the
failure under (a)1 or 2 above and making a written request to the Department
for reactivation within six months of receiving notice of administrative
closure from the Department.
Before closing a claim under (a) above, the administrator shall send the
claimant written notice of the administrator's intent to administratively close
the claim. The administrator shall state in the written notice the reason for
the administrative closure, and the procedure to avoid administrative closure
under (d) below.
administrator shall administratively close the claim unless:
1. Within 30 days after the claimant's
receipt of the notice described in (c) above, the claimant has submitted to the
Department an affidavit explaining why the claim should not be administratively
closed (which affidavit may include an explanation of why the time allotted to
take action or provide information was insufficient); and
2. The administrator determines that the
affidavit provides an adequate explanation of why the claim should not be
N.J. Admin. Code §
Amended by R.1998 d.67,
See: 29 New Jersey Register 4365(a),
29 New Jersey Register 4594(a), 30 New Jersey Register 336(b).
(b), added a six month time limit to reactivate a