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NARA RIN: 3095-AB88 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) 

The Open Government Act of 2007 (Pub. L. No. 110-175, 121 Stat. 2524), amended the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) (5 U.S.C. 552, as amended), and created the Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) within the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA).  OGIS is proposing regulations, pursuant to 44 U.S.C. 2104, to clarify, elaborate upon, and specify the procedures in place for Federal agencies and public requesters who seek OGIS’s services within the FOIA system.  The regulation will describe one of the areas in which OGIS carries out its role as the Federal FOIA Ombudsman by working with Federal agencies to provide an alternative to litigation in resolving FOIA disputes.

Agency: National Archives and Records Administration(NARA)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 36 CFR 1291   
Legal Authority: 5 U.S.C. 552    121 Stat 2524    44 U.S.C. 2104   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  11/00/2016 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Federal 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Kimberly Keravuori
Regulations Program Manager
National Archives and Records Administration
8601 Adelphi Road, Suite 4100 (SP),
College Park, MD 20740
Phone:301 837-3151