FTC seeks public comment on proposed Freedom of Information Act amendment

By Mark Iandolo | Dec 29, 2016

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The Federal Trade Commission announced Dec. 16 it is seeking public comment on proposed amendments to its fee schedule for Freedom of Information Act requests.


The amendment seeks to begin implementing provisions of the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 and to update the FTC’s fee schedule.

Additionally, the agency will publish final regulations for other changes that will not be subject to public comment.


The FTC voted 3-0 to approve the two Federal Register notices.

The update will be posted in the Federal Register after the public comment period has ended. All comments received will be posted on the FTC’s website.

The staff contact for the amendment is Richard Gold in the Office of the General Counsel.

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