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Opposition to Legislative Proposals S-1045 OPMA and S-1046 OPRA
Release Date: September 19, 2017

Please support
“Resolution Expressing Opposition to Legislative Proposals Regarding S-1045 OPMA and S-1046 OPRA”

MCANJ Executive Board Members have reviewed these bills and still find we cannot support these bills.  Our concerns include the new requirements placed on local records custodians and financial obligations that would be imposed on local government. 
We are asking all municipalities to pass the Resolution titled:
“Resolution Expressing Opposition to Legislative Proposals Regarding the Open Public Meetings Act and Open Public Records Act”.

(click here for the Word doc version)

Click the link to review in summary the amendments to these bills:


Please file a certified copy of this Resolution with the legislative sponsors of Senate Bill Nos. S-1045 and S-1046 and Assembly Bill Nos. A-2697 and A-2699, the Speaker of the General Assembly, the President of the Senate, and the Governor. Please copy the Executive Board President at President@njclerks.org.



Dina L. Zawadski, RMC/CMC, MCANJ President

Municipal Clerks' Association of New Jersey, 88 Inskip Ave, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756


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