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New Jersey Register
Volume 39, Issue 7
Issue Date: April 2, 2007
Law And Public Safety
Division Of Consumer Affairs

Office Of Weights And Measures

Readoption with Amendments:  N.J.A.C. 13:47E

Weighmasters; Weights and Measures

Proposed: December 4, 2006 at 38 N.J.R. 4988(a).
Adopted: February 20, 2007 by Louis Greenleaf, State Superintendent, Office of Weights and Measures.
Filed: February 26, 2007 as R.2007 d.90, without change.
Authority: N.J.S.A. 51:1-61 and 52:14B-5.1.
Effective Date:    February 26, 2007, Readoption;
                          April 2, 2007, Amendments.
Expiration Date: February 26, 2012.

Summary of Public Comment and Agency Response:
The Office did not receive any comments.

Federal Standards Statement

A Federal standards analysis is not required because the readopted rules and adopted amendment are subject to State statutory requirements and are not subject to any Federal requirements.

Full text of the readopted rules can be found in the New Jersey Administrative Code at  N.J.A.C. 13:47E.

Full text of the adopted amendments follows:


13:47E-1.3   Determination of vehicle weights

(a) (No change.)

b) The tare and gross weights as certified on the weight certificate issued by a weighmaster shall be taken on the same scales, and in no case, except in the case of deliveries of construction materials pursuant to N.J.S.A. 51:1-77.1 and solid fuel by equipped dealers directly from mines to industrial and utility enterprises and government institutions, shall a weighmaster certify to the net weight of any commodity on any weight certificate if between the time of the taking of the tare weight, or weight of vehicle without load, and the time of the taking of the gross weight, or weight of vehicle with load, the said vehicle shall have left the place or premises where such scales are located

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