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e-CFR Data is current as of July 29, 2014

TITLE 43—Public Lands: Interior

Subtitle A—OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR

PART 2—FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT; RECORDS AND TESTIMONY

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Subpart A—INTRODUCTION

§2.1
What should you know up front?
§2.2
What kinds of records are not covered by the regulations in subparts A through I of this part?
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Subpart B—HOW TO MAKE A REQUEST

§2.3
Where should you send a FOIA request?
§2.4
Does where you send your request affect its processing?
§2.5
How should you describe the records you seek?
§2.6
How will fee information affect the processing of your request?
§2.7
What information should you include about your fee category?
§2.8
Can you ask for records to be disclosed in a particular form or format?
§2.9
What if your request seeks records about another person?
§2.10
May you ask for the processing of your request to be expedited?
§2.11
What contact information should your request include?
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Subpart C—PROCESSING REQUESTS

§2.12
What should you know about how bureaus process requests?
§2.13
How do consultations and referrals work?
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Subpart D—TIMING OF RESPONSES TO REQUESTS

§2.14
In what order are responses usually made?
§2.15
What is multitrack processing and how does it affect your request?
§2.16
What is the basic time limit for responding to a request?
§2.17
When does the basic time limit begin for misdirected FOIA requests?
§2.18
When can the bureau suspend the basic time limit?
§2.19
When may the bureau extend the basic time limit?
§2.20
When will expedited processing be provided and how will it affect your request?
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Subpart E—RESPONSES TO REQUESTS

§2.21
How will the bureau respond to requests?
§2.22
How will the bureau grant requests?
§2.23
When will the bureau deny a request or procedural benefits?
§2.24
How will the bureau deny requests?
§2.25
What if the requested records contain both exempt and nonexempt material?
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Subpart F—HANDLING CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION

§2.26
How will the bureau interact with the submitter of possibly confidential information?
§2.27
When will the bureau notify a submitter of a request for their possibly confidential information?
§2.28
What information will the bureau include when it notifies a submitter of a request for their possibly confidential information?
§2.29
When will the bureau not notify a submitter of a request for their possibly confidential information?
§2.30
How and when may a submitter object to the disclosure of confidential information?
§2.31
What must a submitter include in a detailed Exemption 4 objection statement?
§2.32
How will the bureau consider the submitter's objections?
§2.33
What if the bureau determines it will disclose information over the submitter's objections?
§2.34
Will a submitter be notified of a FOIA lawsuit?
§2.35
Will you receive notification of activities involving the submitter?
§2.36
Can a bureau release information protected by Exemption 4?
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Subpart G—FEES

§2.37
What general principles govern fees?
§2.38
What are the requester fee categories?
§2.39
How does your requester category affect the fees you are charged?
§2.40
How will fee amounts be determined?
§2.41
What search fees will you have to pay?
§2.42
What duplication fees will you have to pay?
§2.43
What review fees will you have to pay?
§2.44
What fees for other services will you have to pay?
§2.45
When will the bureau waive fees?
§2.46
When may you ask the bureau for a fee waiver?
§2.47
How will the bureau notify you if it denies your fee waiver request?
§2.48
How will the bureau evaluate your fee waiver request?
§2.49
When will you be notified of anticipated fees?
§2.50
When will the bureau require advance payment?
§2.51
What if the bureau needs clarification about fee issues?
§2.52
How will you be billed?
§2.53
How will the bureau collect fees owed?
§2.54
When will the bureau combine or aggregate requests?
§2.55
What if other statutes require the bureau to charge fees?
§2.56
May the bureau waive or reduce your fees at its discretion?
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Subpart H—ADMINISTRATIVE APPEALS

§2.57
When may you file an appeal?
§2.58
How long do you have to file an appeal?
§2.59
How do you file an appeal?
§2.60
Who makes decisions on appeals?
§2.61
How are decisions on appeals issued?
§2.62
When can you expect a decision on your appeal?
§2.63
Can you receive expedited processing of appeals?
§2.64
Must you submit an appeal before seeking judicial review?
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Subpart I—GENERAL INFORMATION

§2.65
Where are records made available?
§2.66
What are public liaisons?
§2.67
When will the Department make records available without a FOIA request?
§2.68
How will FOIA materials be preserved?
§2.69
How will a bureau handle a request for federally-funded research data?
§2.70
What definitions apply to subparts A through I of this part?
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Subpart J—DECLASSIFICATION OF CLASSIFIED DOCUMENTS

§2.200
Declassification of classified documents.
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Subpart K—PRIVACY ACT

§2.220
Purpose and scope.
§2.221
Definitions.
§2.222
Records subject to Privacy Act.
§2.223
Standards for maintenance of records subject to the Act.
§2.224
[Reserved]
§2.225
Federal Register notices describing systems of records.
§2.226
Assuring integrity of records.
§2.227
Conduct of employees.
§2.228
Government contracts.
§§2.229-2.230
[Reserved]
§2.231
Disclosure of records.
§2.232
Accounting for disclosures.
§§2.233-2.234
[Reserved]
§2.235
Request for notification of existence of records: Submission.
§2.236
Requests for notification of existence of records: Action on.
§2.237
Requests for access to records.
§2.238
Requests for access to records: Submission.
§2.239
Requests for access to records: Initial decision.
§2.240
Requests for notification of existence of records and for access to records: Appeals.
§2.241
Requests for access to records: Special situations.
§§2.242-2.244
[Reserved]
§2.245
Amendment of records.
§2.246
Petitions for amendment: Submission and form.
§2.247
Petitions for amendment: Processing and initial decision.
§2.248
Petitions for amendments: Time limits for processing.
§2.249
Petitions for amendment: Appeals.
§2.250
Petitions for amendment: Action on appeals.
§2.251
[Reserved]
§2.252
Statements of disagreement.
§2.253
[Reserved]
§2.254
Exemptions.
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Subpart L—LEGAL PROCESS: TESTIMONY BY EMPLOYEES AND PRODUCTION OF RECORDS

General Information

§2.280
What does this subpart cover?
§2.281
What is the Department's policy on granting requests for employee testimony or Department records?

Responsibilities of Requesters

§2.282
How can I obtain employee testimony or Department records?
§2.283
If I serve a subpoena duces tecum, must I also submit a Touhy request?
§2.284
What information must I put in my Touhy Request?
§2.285
How much will I be charged?
§2.286
Can I get an authenticated copy of a Department record?

Responsibility of the Department

§2.287
How will the Department process my Touhy Request?
§2.288
What criteria will the Department consider in responding to my Touhy Request?

Responsibilities of Employees

§2.289
What must I, as an employee, do upon receiving a request?
§2.290
Must I get approval before testifying as an expert witness on a subject outside the scope of my official duties?
Appendix
Appendix A to Part 2—Fee Schedule
Appendix
Appendix B to Part 2—Mineral Leasing Act and Mineral Leasing Act for Acquired Lands—Special Rules


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