Freedom of Information Act Source Book: Legislative Materials, Cases, Articles

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Page 133 - ... (6) personnel and medical files and similar files the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy; (7) investigatory files compiled for law enforcement purposes except to the extent available by law to a party other than an agency...
Page 100 - CHANGES IN EXISTING LAW In compliance with clause 3 of rule XIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, changes in existing law made by the bill, as reported are shown as follows (existing law proposed to be omitted is enclosed in black brackets, new matter is printed in italic, existing law in which no change is proposed is shown in roman) : ACT OF OCTOBER 18, 1968 (82 STAT.
Page 286 - ... of a uniformed service, the members) from whom, and the methods whereby, the public may obtain information, make submittals or requests, or obtain decisions ; (B) statements of the general course and method by which its functions are channeled and determined...
Page 113 - The head of each department is authorized to prescribe regulations, not inconsistent with law, for the government of his department, the conduct of its officers and clerks, the distribution and performance of its business, and the custody, use. and preservation of the records, papers, and property appertaining to it.
Page 206 - Except to the extent that a person has actual and timely notice of the terms thereof...
Page 81 - A popular government without popular information or the means of acquiring it is but a prologue to a farce or a tragedy, or, perhaps, both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.
Page 291 - ... (b) This section does not apply to matters that are — (1) (A) specifically authorized under criteria established by an Executive order to be kept secret in the interest of national defense or foreign policy...
Page 36 - The Committee on the Judiciary, to which was referred the bill (S. 1160) to clarify and protect the right of the public to information, and for other purposes, having considered the same, reports favorably thereon, with amendments and recommends that the bill as amended do pass.
Page 25 - ... (B) statements of the general course and method by which its functions are channeled and determined, including the nature and requirements of all formal and informal procedures available...
Page 255 - To the extent required to prevent a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy, an agency may delete identifying details when it makes available or publishes an opinion, statement of policy, interpretation, or staff manual or instruction.

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