FOIA Advisor

FOIA News: FTC adopts new routine use for disclosures to OGIS

FOIA News (2017)Ryan MulveyComment

The Federal Trade Commission published a notice of routine use to amend its Privacy Act system of records notice to permit the disclosure of FOIA request and appeal records to the Office of Government Information Services in today's issue of the Federal Register.  This is being done to facilitation OGIS's mediation services.  The FTC is also making separate technical revisions to the relevant notice's records disposition section.  These amendments are effective June 15, 2017.  One public comment was received prior to publication.