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NRC RIN: 3150-AJ84 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: ●Update to Incorporate FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 Requirements [NRC-2016-0171] 

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing a final rule in accordance with the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 (Pub. L. 114-185) (the Act) which was signed by President Obama on June 30, 2016.  The rule will codify procedures for disclosing records under FOIA that conform to the amendments made by the Act.  In addition, the NRC regulations will be updated to include procedures for engaging in dispute resolution through the FOIA Public Liaison and the Office of Government Information Services within the National Archives and Records Administration. 

Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission(NRC)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 10 CFR 9   
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 2201    42 U.S.C. 5841   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Statutory    12/27/2016 

Overall Description of Deadline: By law, Federal agencies are mandated to make these changes effective by December 27 2016.

Action Date FR Cite
Final Rule  11/00/2016 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Kimyata Morgan-Butler
Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards,
Washington, DC 20555-0001
Phone:301 415-0733