Defending NJ 2C:33-3.2. Fines for causing a false public alarm.
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NJ Statute: 2C:33-3.2. Fines for violation of N.J.S.2C:33-3.
Any person who violates the provisions of N.J.S.2C:33-3 shall be liable for a civil penalty of not less than $2,000 or actual costs incurred by or resulting from the law enforcement and emergency services response to the false alarm, whichever is higher. Any monies collected pursuant to this section shall be made payable to the municipality or other entity providing the law enforcement or emergency services response to the false alarm. “Emergency services” includes, but is not limited to, paid or volunteer fire fighters, paramedics, members of an ambulance team, rescue squad or mobile intensive care unit.
L.1999,c.195,s.3; amended 2002, c.26, s.17.
AKA: NJ Criminal Charge 2C:33-3.2, Violation 2C:33-3.2, Offense 2C:33-3.2
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Disclaimer: A copy of this statute has been provided for your information. This wording was current from the NJ website lis.njleg.state.nj.us as of August 2012.