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FOIA News: OSC issues new FOIA regulations

FOIA News (2017)Ryan MulveyComment

The U.S. Office of Special Counsel published a final rule implementing new FOIA regulations in today's issue of the Federal Register.  The changes are in response to public comments received by the agency last year.  Among the changes are a clarification to consultation procedures, inclusion of a records retention obligation, and an updated definition of the representative of the news media fee category.  The new regulations are effective immediately.