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State of New Jersey, Civil Service Commission
Governor Chris Christie • Lt.Governor Kim Guadagno


4A:1-2.1. Civil Service Commission access to appointing authority records and information
Appointing authorities shall provide Civil Service Commission representatives free access to their premises and to requested records and information.

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(a) The following Civil Service Commission records shall be public:

  1. An individual's name, title, salary, compensation, dates of government service and reason for separation;
  2. Information on specific educational or medical qualifications required for employment, but not any information relating to an individual’s medical, psychiatric or psychological history, diagnosis, treatment or evaluation;
  3. Final orders of the Commission; and
  4. Other records which are required by law to be made, maintained or kept on file.
    (b) Individual personnel records, except as specified in (a)1 through 3 above, are not public records and shall not be released other than to the subject employee, an authorized representative of the employee, or governmental representatives in connection with their official duties.

(c) In addition to records designated as confidential pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 47:1A-1 et seq., or any other statute, rule, Executive Order of the Governor, resolution of both houses of the Legislature, Rule of court, or any Federal law or regulation, the following records shall not be considered government records subject to public access pursuant to N.J.S.A. 47:1A-1 et seq.:

  1. Appeal files in any Civil Service Commission and Division of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action matters, including written submissions of the parties and all other related documentation used to make an administrative determination in these matters. However, final administrative decisions of the Commission shall be considered public records.

(d) See N.J.A.C. 4A:4-2.16 concerning examination records. top of page

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