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Title 45Subtitle ASubchapter APart 5


TITLE 45—Public Welfare

Subtitle A—DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

SUBCHAPTER A—GENERAL ADMINISTRATION

PART 5—FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REGULATIONS

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Subpart A—GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT REQUESTS

§5.1
Purpose.
§5.2
Presumption of openness and proactive disclosures.
§5.3
Definitions.
§5.4
Regulatory scope.
§5.5
Interrelationship between the FOIA and the Privacy Act of 1974.
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Subpart B—HOW TO REQUEST RECORDS UNDER FOIA

§5.21
Who can file a FOIA request?
§5.22
What do I include in my FOIA request?
§5.23
Where do I send my FOIA request?
§5.24
How does HHS process my FOIA request?
§5.25
How does HHS handle requests that involve more than one OpDiv, StaffDiv, or Federal agency?
§5.26
How does HHS determine estimated completion dates for FOIA requests?
§5.27
How do I request expedited processing?
§5.28
How does HHS respond to my request?
§5.29
How may I request assistance with the FOIA process?
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Subpart C—EXEMPTIONS TO DISCLOSURE

§5.31
What are the reasons records may be withheld?
§5.32
Records not subject to the requirements of the FOIA—law enforcement exclusions.
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Subpart D—CONFIDENTIAL COMMERCIAL INFORMATION

§5.41
How does a submitter identify records containing confidential commercial information?
§5.42
How does HHS process FOIA requests for confidential commercial information?
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Subpart E—FEES

§5.51
General information on fees for all FOIA requests.
§5.52
What is the FOIA fee schedule for obtaining records?
§5.53
How does HHS calculate FOIA fees for different categories of requesters?
§5.54
How may I request a fee waiver?
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Subpart F—APPEALS

§5.61
When may I appeal HHS's FOIA determination?
§5.62
How do I file an appeal?
§5.63
How does HHS process appeals?
§5.64
What avenues are available to me if I disagree with HHS's appeal decision?
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Subpart G—RECORDS RETENTION

§5.71
How does HHS retain FOIA records?

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