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FOIA News: SBA Revises FOIA Regulations

FOIA News (2017)Ryan MulveyComment

The U.S. Small Business Administration ("SBA") published a direct final rule to amend its FOIA regulations in today's issue of the Federal Register.  The changes are intended to implement statutory revisions introduced by the OPEN Government Act of 2007, the OPEN FOIA Act of 2009, and the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016.  Other changes are being made as a result of recent judicial decisions.  The rule is effective January 3, 2018 without further action, unless adverse comment is received.  All comments must be received by November 6, 2017.