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FOIA News: Office of Gov't Ethics issues final FOIA regs

FOIA News (2015-16)Allan BlutsteinComment

Today, the Office of Government Ethics issued a final rule that updates and streamlines its Freedom of Information Act regulation to reflect OGE's existing policy and practice.  It also extends a requester's time to file an administrative appeal (from 30 to 45 days), makes administrative changes, and updates cost figures for calculating and charging fees.  

OGE revised its proposed regulation in part in response to comments submitted by the Office of Government Information Services.  The effective date of the amended regulations is October 22, 2015.  

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