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Published by Center for National Security Studies in Washington .
Written in English


  • Government information -- United States,
  • Freedom of information -- United States

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Includes bibliograhical references and indexes

Statementedited by Christine M. Marwick ; contributors, Diane B. Cohn... [et al]
ContributionsMarwick, Christine M., Cohn, Diane B, Center for National Security Studies
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 200 p. ;
Number of Pages200
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Open LibraryOL22779488M

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FEDERAL OPEN MARKET COMMITTEE Submitted on Janu The following information is submitted to the U.S. Department of Justice by the Federal Open Market Committee of the Federal Reserve System (FOMC) in accordance with the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. § (e)), as amended. Term. The National Archives and Records Administration established the Federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee in to foster dialog between the Administration and the requester community, solicit public comments, and develop consensus recommendations for improving FOIA administration and proactive disclosures. In Congress amended' the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to enhance the ability of citizens to avail themselves of the benefits and protections of the Act. Among other objectives, Congress intended the amendments to "facilitate freer and more expeditious public access to government information" and "to encourage more faithful compliance. (a) This subpart contains the rules that the Department of the Treasury follows in processing requests for records under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. as amended. These regulations apply to all components of the Department of the Treasury.