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FOIA News: Office of Information Policy issues guidance on fees

FOIA News (2015-16)Allan BlutsteinComment

GUIDANCE ON NEW RESTRICTIONS ON ASSESSING CERTAIN FEES

DOJ/OIP, FOIA Post, Oct. 19, 2016

With President Obama's signing of the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016, several substantive and procedural changes were made to the FOIA. Among these changes are additional restrictions on an agency’s ability to charge certain fees if the FOIA's time limits are not met. Today, OIP has published guidance to assist agencies in understanding these additional restrictions on charging fees.

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