GRC By-laws

The Government Records Council (GRC) is committed to making the Open Public Records Act (OPRA) work for the citizens of New Jersey. Since the law’s inception, the GRC has worked hard to make government records more easily accessible to the public. The GRC is committed to being the facilitator of open government in New Jersey.

Created under OPRA, the Government Records Council:

  • Responds to inquiries and complaints about the law from the public and public agency records custodians

  • Issues public information about the law and services provided by the Council

  • Maintains a toll-free help-line and Web site to assist the public and records custodians

  • Issues advisory opinions on the accessibility of government records

  • Delivers training on the law

  • Provides mediation of disputes about access to government records

  • Resolves disputes regarding access to government records

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