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OPRA - Open Public Records Act

Department of Human Services - Open Public Records Act (OPRA):
On January 8, 2002, the Legislature passed and the Acting Governor approved P.L.2001, c.404, known as the Open Public Records Act, which enacted changes in the law concerning public access to government records.

The law became effective July 7, 2002. This law expands the public's right of access to government records and facilitates the way in which that access is provided by the custodian of those records.

State Request Form Custodians Mailing Address
How to Request Government Records DHS Request Form
privacy notice legal statement
Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) Policies and Procedures

ADA Policy and Procedures

Attachment A: Request for Reasonable Accommodation Form

Attachment B: Acknowledgement of Reasonable Accommodation Request

Attachment C:  Essential Functions Worksheet

Attachment D:  ADA Authorization for the Release of Health Information

Attachment E:  Request for Medical Documentation Form

Administrative Orders from the Commissioner



Effective Date

AO 2:05 

Unusual Incident Reporting and Management System (UIRMS)

August 17, 2022

AO 4:01 

Policy Prohibiting Workplace Discrimination

September 24, 2009

AO 4:01 Policy

Attachment A: State Policy Prohibiting Discrimination in the Workplace

August 20, 2007

AO 4:01 Guidelines

Attachment B: Guidelines for Religious Accommodations in the Workplace

September 24, 2009

AO 4:01 Request

Attachment C: Request for Religious Accommodation

September 24, 2009

AO 4:23

Drug Testing

February 22, 2022

Certificate of Waiver of Medicaid/ NJ FamilyCare and Charity Care Co-payments for COVID-19 Testing, Visits for Testing and Testing-related Services (Effective March 10, 2020)

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