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SEC RIN: 3235-AM25 Publication ID: Spring 2018 
Title: ●Amendments to the Commission's Freedom of Information Act Regulations 

The Commission proposed amendments to its regulations under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).  The rule proposes revisions to the Commission's regulations under FOIA to (1) reflect changes required by the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016; and (2) clarify, update, and streamline the language of several procedural provisions.

Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission(SEC)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: Undetermined  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Independent agency 
CFR Citation: 17 CFR 200   
Legal Authority: 5 U.S.C. 552    Pub. L. 114-185, 130 Stat. 538   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Statutory    12/26/2016 

Overall Description of Deadline: The FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 requires agencies to identify any changes to their FOIA regulations and amend them to conform to the FOIA Improvement Act.

Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  01/03/2018  83 FR 291   
NPRM Comment Period End  02/02/2018 
Final Action  04/00/2019 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: None 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Mark R Tallarico
Senior Counsel
Securities and Exchange Commission
100 F Street NE,
Washington, DC 20549
Phone:202 551-5132