Assemblyman NELSON T. ALBANO
District 1 (Atlantic, Cape May and Cumberland)
Prohibits sale of certain laser pointers that exceed certain power output.
CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT
As amended by the General Assembly on January 28, 2013.
An Act concerning the sale of certain laser pointers and supplementing Title 56 of the Revised Statutes.
Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:
1. a. No person shall sell or offer to sell a laser pointer that exceeds one milliwatt in output power.
b. For the purposes of this section, "laser pointer" means any device that emits laser light to project a beam that may be used for aiming, targeting, or pointing out features.
c. Nothing in this section shall apply to the sale of a laser pointer intended to be 1: (1) affixed to a firearm; or (2)1 used by, or under the supervision of, a health care practitioner licensed under the laws of the State of New Jersey.
2. A person who violates this act shall be subject to a penalty of not more than $500 for the first offense and not more than $1,000 for each subsequent offense, to be collected in a civil action by a summary proceeding under the "Penalty Enforcement Law of 1999," P.L.1999, c.274 (C.2A:58-10 et seq.).
3. The Director of the Division of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Law and Public Safety shall adopt rules and regulations pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.) to effectuate the provisions of this act.
4. This act shall take effect on the first day of the fourth month following enactment.