The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) has proposed new rules governing how it responds to records requests and exempting certain categories of records from public disclosure. Those proposed rules are on-line here.

OPRA attorney Richard M. Gutman of Montclair has submitted written comments to the proposed rules, and the text of those comments is on-line here.

Any citizen who wishes may, prior to December 31, 2010, submit comments regarding the proposed rules. Citizen comments and the DCA’s responses will be published in the New Jersey Register.

Comments may be mailed or faxed to:

Michael L. Ticktin, Esq.
Chief, Legislative Analysis
Department of Community Affairs
PO Box 802
Trenton, NJ 08625
Fax No. (609) 633-6729.

Comment letters should refer to “Proposal Number: PRN 2010-266.”

Chairman of the New Jersey Libertarian Party's Open Government Advocacy Project. Please send all comments to [email protected]