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AID RIN: 0412-AA97 Publication ID: Spring 2022 
Title: United States Agency for International Development: Update of Regulation to Implement the Freedom of Information Act 

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) seeks public comment on a proposed rule to update certain procedures and standards that USAID follows in processing requests for records under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552, including methods for submitting FOIA requests and initial appeals of denials of requests for records of the Office of the USAID Inspector General (OIG).  The Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. 3, was enacted to create independent and objective units and to perform investigative and monitoring functions within Executive Departments and Agencies of the Federal Government, including USAID.  Revisions to USAID’s existing FOIA regulation will further the OIG’s independence and streamline the processing of requests for the OIG's records.

Agency: Agency for International Development(AID)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 22 CFR 212   
Legal Authority: 5 U.S.C. 552 (2016)   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  08/00/2022 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Christopher Colbow
Agency for International Development
Phone:202 921-5001