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Freedom of Information Act (United States) - Wikipedia, the free ...

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The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. § 552, is a federal freedom of information law that allows .... It gives one "(1) the right to see records about [one] self, subject to the P...

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and The Privacy Act

www.archives.gov/st-louis/military-personnel/foia-info.html

FOIA and Official Military Personnel Files (OMPF); FOIA and Official Personnel ... This right to access is limited when such information is protected from ... The Freedom of Information Act does allow, however, for certain information to be ...

The Freedom of Information Act: U.S. Department of State - Freedom ...

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The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) generally provides that any person has the right to request access to federal agency records or information except to the ... internal personnel rules and practices; information that is exempt under other ...

Your Right to Federal Records - Electronic Privacy Information Center

www.epic.org/open_gov/rights.html

The FOIA provides access to all federal agency records (or portions of those records) ... and foreign relations information, (2) internal agency personnel rules and .... If you have not received a reply by the end of that time (be sure to allow for  ...

The Freedom oF InFormaTIon acT - Centers for Medicare ...

www.cms.gov/foia/DOWNLOADS/FOIAHandbook.pdf

the right to obtain information from a Federal. Government Agency ... Under the FOIA, you can obtain all “agency records”— such as print ... that gave Americans the right to access information from their ... enforcement information; and in 1996, to allow for .... exemption 2 Internal personnel rules and practices exemption 3.

Your Right To Federal Records - GSA

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the FOIA. This right of access is enforceable in court. In 1996, Congress revised ..... personnel needed for the search. ... allows an agency to set up processing.

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Guidelines - IRS.gov

www.irs.gov/uac/freedom-of-information-act-foia-guidelines

Aug 18, 2016 ... Proof of Identity and Right to Access ... Send FOIA requests to the IRS Disclosure Office which has ... may include a contact telephone number in their request to allow an IRS ..... Internal Personnel Rules and Practices.

Freedom of Information - Robins Air Force Base - U.S. Air Force

www.robins.af.mil/About-Us/Freedom-of-Information

The FOIA allows the general public to request records in writing from the Federal ... military and civilian personnel acting as private citizens, to request records ... It does not create a right of access to records held by Congress, the courts, state ...

Air National Guard - Freedom of Information Act

www.ang.af.mil/foia/

The FOIA allows the general public including foreign citizens, military and civilian personnel acting as private citizens, to request records electronically ... It does not create a right of access to records held by Congress, the courts, state or local  ...

FOIA Basics - National Security Archive

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Doing research to determine the right office to send the FOIA request to within the right ... Exemption (b)(2) - Internal Personnel Rules and Practices ... As the FOIA was intended to promote the public's access to information, news media ... The FOIA allows an agency only nine exemptions from its obligation to provide ...

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FOIA.gov - Freedom of Information Act: Frequently Asked Questions ...

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... Information Act (FOIA) has provided the public the right to request access to records from .... Agencies can also allow expedited processing for additional reasons. ... Exemption 2: Information related solely to the internal personnel rules and ...

Citizen's Guide on Using the Freedom of Information Act

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13 F. Reasons access may be denied under the FOIA. ..... The requester also has a right to appeal the denial and, if necessary, to challenge it in court .... Some States have enacted laws allowing individuals to have access to personnel records ...

What you can't get (FOIA exemptions) - FOIAdvocates - Freedom of ...

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The FOIA maintains nine exemptions to the general presumption of mandatory disclosure. ... This exemption allows the withholding of properly classified documents. ... First, information relating to personnel rules or internal agency practices is ... of the burden of assembling and providing access to any "matter in which the ...