“Minor” means a person who is 17 years of age or younger.
“Parent or guardian” means any natural parent, adoptive parent, resource family parent, stepparent, or any person temporarily responsible for the care, custody or
control of a minor or upon whom there is a legal duty for such care, custody or control.
b. A parent or guardian who is convicted of a violation of R.S.39:4-50 and who, at the time of the violation, has a minor as a passenger in the motor vehicle
is guilty of a disorderly persons offense.
c. In addition to the penalties otherwise prescribed by law, a person who is convicted
under subsection b. of this section shall forfeit the right to operate a motor vehicle
over the highways of this State for a period of not more than six months and shall
be ordered to perform community service for a period of not more than five days.
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