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DOE/ENDEP RIN: 1901-AA32 Publication ID: Fall 2011 
Title: Freedom of Information Act 
Abstract: The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), as amended, permits any person to request access to agency records. DOE has promulgated a regulation at part 1004 of title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations to implement the FOIA. DOE is revising its FOIA regulations to reflect current procedures for processing requests for information that are submitted to the Agency, to ensure compliance with the Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendments of 1996, and to make the regulation more user friendly. 
Agency: Department of Energy(DOE)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 10 CFR 1004   
Legal Authority: 5 USC 552   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  12/09/2008  73 FR 74658   
NPRM Comment Period End  01/08/2009    
Final Action  12/00/2011    
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Alexander Christopher Morris
FOIA Officer, MA-90
Department of Energy
Departmental and Others
1000 Independence Avenue SW.,
Washington, DC 20585
Phone:202 586-5955
Email: alexander.morris@hq.doe.gov