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Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) - Related Sites

Department of Justice Freedom of Information Act Guide
The guide contains an extensive discussion of FOIA exemptions and its procedural aspects written by the Justice Department's Office of Information and Privacy.

Department of Justice's Privacy Act Overview
This overview provides a discussion of the Privacy Act's disclosure prohibition, its access and amendment provisions, and its agency recordkeeping requirements.

Freedom of Information Act Post
The FOIA post is an online replacement for FOIA Update, established by the Office of Information Policy in 2001, to provide information and guidance to federal agencies on FOIA related matters. This publication is posted by the Department of Justice's Office of Information Policy.

Text of the Freedom of Information Act

Text of the Privacy Act

Your Right to Federal Records
This pamphlet is a joint publication of the Justice Department and the General Services Administration concerning both FOIA and the Privacy Act.

A Citizen's Guide to FOIA
This booklet was prepared by the House Committee on Government Reform and Oversight.

Attorney General's Memorandum for Heads of Departments and Agencies regarding FOIA, March 19, 2009

President's Memorandum for Heads of Departments and Agencies regarding FOIA, January 21, 2009