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FOIA News: OMB sets May 10th deadline for FOIA portal plans

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OMB sets deadline for agency FOIA interoperability plans

By Tajha Chappellet-Lanier, Fedscoop, Feb. 13, 2019

The White House Office of Management and Budget is asking agencies to get their National FOIA Portal interoperability plans in order.

The FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 required that OMB and the Department of Justice simplify the Freedom of Information Act landscape by creating a central portal that anyone can visit to submit a request to any agency. Today, that portal lives at

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