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VA RIN: 2900-AR39 Publication ID: Fall 2021 
Title: ●Release of Information From Department of Veterans Affairs' Records 

This document amends the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) regulations governing the submission and processing of requests for information under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA); specifically, it notifies the public of a change in VA FOIA Service’s website address.  Providing the public with the correct website address will allow the public to access information about VA’s FOIA program more easily.  The effect of the rule will be to prevent confusion or additional effort on the part of the public to access information, including how to file FOIA requests with VA. 

Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs(VA)  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: 38 CFR 1.577 (c)    38 CFR 1.552   
Legal Authority: 38 U.S.C. 501(a)    5 U.S.C. 804(2)   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Final Action  01/00/2022 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL:  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Catherine M. Nachmann
Attorney, Office of General Counsel
Department of Veterans Affairs
810 Vermont Avenue NW,
Washington, DC 20420
Phone:202 461-7684
Fax:202 273-6388