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2.0002 Public Access to Government Records

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I. Title of Policy

Public Access to Government Records

II. Objective of Policy

To authorize the President to appoint a Custodian of Government Records and to develop Brookdale Community College (“College”) regulations and procedures as required assuring compliance with the New Jersey Public Access to Government Records Law, known as the New Jersey Open Public Records Act, N.J.S.A. 47:1A-1 et seq.

III.  Authority

New Jersey Public Access to Government Records Law known as the New Jersey Open Public Records Act, N.J.S.A.47:1A-1 et seq. and N.J.S.A. 18A:64A-12

IV. Policy Statement

This administrative policy is adopted to assure compliance by the College with the New Jersey Open Public Records Act, N.J.S.A. 47:1A-1 et seq, commonly abbreviated “OPRA”, which became effective on July 8, 2002. This policy evidences the commitment of the College to make government records, as defined in OPRA, readily accessible for inspection, copying, or examination, while safeguarding from public access, proprietary or personal information entrusted to the College with the reasonable expectation that the College will treat the information as confidential and/or private.
The Custodian of Government Records is responsible for implementing the duties and responsibilities provided by OPRA.

V. Responsibility for Implementation

President


 

Lodged:  Board of Trustees, 5/9/02
Approved: 6/13/02
Revised: 2/6/14
Approved: 2/19/14
Approved: Board of Trustees 2/25/2020

See also: College Statement on/Request for Public Records

 

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