Freedom of Information Act Regulations

Docket ID: DOJ-OAG-2011-0005
Agency: Department of Justice (DOJ)

This rule would revise and update the Department of Justice regulations implementing the Freedom of Information Act, 5 U.S.C. 552, and the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. 552a.

RIN: 1105-AB27
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 28 CFR 16
Priority: Other Significant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Spring 2015
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 5 U.S.C. 552, 5 U.S.C. 552(a)
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM03/21/201176 FR 15236
NPRM Comment Period End04/20/2011
NPRM Comment Period Reopened09/19/201176 FR 57940
NPRM Reopened Comment Period End10/19/2011
Final Action04/03/201580 FR 18099
Final Action Effective05/04/2015
Docket Details open glossary dialog  
Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Oct 19, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 09/19/2011
ID: DOJ-OAG-2011-0005-0010
Comment Period Closed
Apr 20, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 03/21/2011
ID: DOJ-OAG-2011-0005-0001

Supporting Documents

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Comments Received*
Regulatory Timeline
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Proposed Rule
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Final Rule
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Agency Contact
Lindsay M. Roberts
202 305-0677
NYAV Building, 1425 New York Ave. NW.
Washington, DC 20530
*This count refers to the total comment/submissions received on this docket, as of 11:59 PM yesterday. Note: Agencies review all submissions, however some agencies may choose to redact, or withhold, certain submissions (or portions thereof) such as those containing private or proprietary information, inappropriate language, or duplicate/near duplicate examples of a mass-mail campaign. This can result in discrepancies between this count and those displayed when conducting searches on the Public Submission document type. For specific information about an agency’s public submission policy, refer to its website or the Federal Register document.