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CPSC RIN: 3041-AD74 Publication ID: Fall 2020 
Title: Fees for Production of Records; Technical Amendments  
Abstract:

When members of the public are provided documents under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) may impose fees for such services as duplication and searching. In April 2020, the Commission published draft proposed amendments to CPSC’s regulations under the FOIA to allow the CPSC to collect fees that reflect its actual current costs, as well as to add provisions required by the Office of Management and Budget’s Uniform Freedom of Information Act Fee Schedule and Guidelines. The draft also proposed to amend other sections of CPSC’s FOIA regulations to reflect structural changes in the FOIA office; to omit the fee category for the production of records on microfiche, an obsolete format; to codify the existing practice of the General Counsel remanding cases to the Chief FOIA Officer; and to allow for any relevant FOIA exemptions to be applied under 16 CFR 1015.20. The draft proposed amendment comment period closed in June 2020. Staff is preparing a final rule for Commission consideration.

 
Agency: Consumer Product Safety Commission(CPSC)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: Undetermined  Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined 
EO 13771 Designation: Independent agency 
CFR Citation: 16 CFR 1015   
Legal Authority: 5 U.S.C. 552(j)(3)(C)   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
Staff Sends NPRM Briefing Package to Commission  09/21/2018 
Commission Decision  04/01/2020 
NPRM  04/16/2020  85 FR 21118   
NPRM Comment Period End  06/30/2020 
Staff Sends Final Rule Briefing Package to Commission  11/00/2020 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Federalism: Undetermined 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Abioye Ella Mosheim
Consumer Product Safety Commission
4330 East West Highway,
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone:301 504-7454
Email: amosheim@cpsc.gov