NJ Gov. Signs Bill Banning Release of Gun Owner Info

Law360, New York (August 8, 2013, 10:33 PM EDT) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday signed a law banning public access to gun owners’ personal information, backing a legislative effort to protect the privacy of gun owners inspired by a scandal borne out of a New York newspaper’s publication of gun license information.

The bill, A-3788, was sponsored by Republican Assemblymen David Rible and Ronald Dancer and was introduced in February’s meeting of the General Assembly’s Law and Public Safety Committee.

The law protects the identities and personal information of New Jersey residents who...
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