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FOIA Reference Material

A Citizen's Guide on Using the Freedom Of Information Act and the Privacy Act of 1974 to Request Government Records
A guide to both the Freedom of Information Act and the Privacy Act prepared by the House Committee on Government Reform.

Text of the FOIA (as Amended in 2007)

Your Right to Federal Records
This pamphlet is a joint publication of the Department of Justice and the General Services Administration concerning both the FOIA and the Privacy Act.

DoD Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Program, DoDD 5400.07
This directive provides policies and responsibilities for implementing the DoD FOIA Program in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act, 5 U.S.C. § 552.

DoD Freedom of Information Act Program, DoD 5400.7-R
This publication provides guidance regarding administration of the Freedom of Information Act program within the Department of Defense.

DoD Freedom of Information Act Handbook
This document provides basic information about the Freedom of Information Act program within the Department of Defense.

Department of Justice FOIA Guide
The "FOIA Guide" is an extensive discussion of the Act's exemptions and its procedural aspects that is prepared by the Department of Justice's Office of Information and Privacy every two years.

FOIA Post
Office of Information and Privacy, Department of Justice (On-line Periodical)

FOIA Update
Office of Information and Privacy, Department of Justice (On-line Periodical)

Access Reports
Subscription based Periodical (Non-Government)

Executive Order 12600
Predisclosure Notification Procedures for Confidential Commercial Information

Executive Order 12958, As Amended
Classified National Security Information

Executive Order 13392
Improving Agency Disclosure of Information

S.2488
Open Government Act of 2007

New FOIA Legislation Briefing

Code of Federal Regulations

Federal Register

Government Printing Office (GPO) Access

Office of Management and Budget

U.S. Government Manual

United States Code

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