FOIA Advisor

FOIA News: OGIS proposes new regulations to carry out FOIA mission

FOIA News (2017)Ryan MulveyComment

The Office of Government Information Services recently published a proposed rule in the Federal Register setting out new guidance and procedures by which the agency intends to carry out its statutory mission.  OGIS, which is a component of the National Archives and Records Administration, provides mediation services to help resolve disputes between agencies and FOIA requesters.  It also reviews agency FOIA policies and works to improve agency FOIA compliance.  Comments are due by February 27, 2017.