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FOIA News: Labor Department amends FOIA regulations

FOIA News (2017)Ryan MulveyComment

The Department of Labor published a final rule to revise and update its FOIA regulations in today's issue of the Federal Register.  The agency is streamlining several procedural provisions and incorporating changes introduced by the OPEN Government Act of 2007 and the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016.  The agency received six comments after publishing its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on August 17, 2016.  The new regulations are effective on January 23, 2017.