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FOIA News: OGIS Releases New FOIA Handout

FOIA News (2017)Ryan MulveyComment

New OGIS Handout Available

Nat'l Archives & Records Admin., The FOIA Ombudsman, Apr. 12, 2017

It will come as no surprise to our regular readers when we say that the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 has resulted in substantial changes to OGIS’s operations. As we have talked about in a few blog posts, OGIS now has an expanded role in providing dispute resolution throughout the FOIA process. The amendments have also strengthened our mandate to review agency FOIA compliance and to identify strategies to improve compliance.

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To better explain OGIS’s role in the process, and the types of assistance that we can offer requesters, we have published a new handout. The handout, which is available on the OGIS Toolbox in the Resources section of our website, clearly describes Who We AreWhat We Do, and how to get in contact with us.

Read more here.