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FOIA News: OIP Announces Second Meeting of the Chief FOIA Officers Council

FOIA News (2015-16)Kevin SchmidtComment

Second Meeting of the Chief FOIA Officers Council


The next meeting of the Chief FOIA Officers Council will be held on Thursday, September 15, 2016.  At this meeting, OIP will brief the Council on the feedback received from agencies on the "Release to One is a Release to All" presumption and will provide journalists an opportunity to share their views on the presumption.  The meeting will be held at:

Second Chief FOIA Officers Council Meeting
GSA Central Office - Auditorium
1800 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20405
September 15, 2016 - 10am to 12pm

This meeting will be open to the public, and time will be provided for members of the public to address the Council.  If you would like to address the Council at the meeting, either as a journalist or a member of the public, please request this in your registration email.  Written comments pertaining to the “Release to All” presumption policy may be submitted to ReleaseToAll@usdoj.govEmail links icon.      

While the “release to one is a release to all” presumption is the first topic being considered by the Council, the Director of OIP will also provide an update on the consolidated FOIA portal in anticipation of further engagement with the Council on that topic.       

For security purposes registration for this meeting is required.  Please email DOJ.OIP.FOIA@usdoj.govEmail links icon with the subject line “CFO Council Meeting – Public” by 5:00 PM on September 7, 2016.