PO Box 360
Trenton, NJ 08625-0360

For Release:
08/17/2015

Cathleen D. Bennett
Acting Commissioner

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Department of Health Proposes to Amend Appendix Governing Nuisances in N.J.A.C. 8:52, Public Health Practice Standards of Performance for Local Boards of Health in New Jersey

The Office of Local Public Health in the Division of Public Health Infrastructure, Laboratories, and Emergency Preparedness of the Public Health Services Branch of the Department of Health (Department) is proposing to amend N.J.A.C. 8:52, Public Health Practice Standards of Performance for Local Boards of Health in New Jersey. The amendment would remove provisions governing nuisances in the Appendix to N.J.A.C. 8:52 that the New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division, determined to be unconstitutional.

The proposal appears in the August 17, 2015, issue of the New Jersey Register. The public has until October 16, 2015, to comment on the proposal.

Persons wishing to comment on the proposal must submit written comments either (1) electronically by October 16, 2015, to https://nj.gov/health/legal/ecomments.shtml or (2) by regular mail postmarked on or before October 16, 2015, to Joy L. Lindo, Director, Office of Legal and Regulatory Compliance, New Jersey Department of Health, PO Box 360, Trenton, NJ 08625-0360.

LexisNexis provides free online access to the New Jersey Register at http://www.lexisnexis.com/njoal. An unofficial copy of the proposal is also available from the Department's website at https://nj.gov/health/legal/open.shtml.

Last Reviewed: 8/17/2015