Oversight of the Administration of the Federal Freedom of Information Act: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Relations of the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-sixth Congress, Second Session, August 19 and November 18, 1980
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Relations
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1981 - 543 páginas
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Página 318 - [S]tatement 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." For example, where there is a provision for an informal conference with a member of the public, this should be published in the Federal Register./3 (C)
Página 318 - [R]ules of procedure, descriptions of forms available or the places at which forms may be obtained, and instructions as to the scope and contents of all papers, reports, or examinations." 1/ Joint Committee Print, Freedom of Information Act and Amendments of 1974 (Source Book), 94th Cong., 1st Sess. (1975).
Página 160 - any information coming to him in the course of his employment or official duties or by reason of any examination or investigation made by, or return, report or record made to or filed with, such department or agency or officer or employee thereof, which information concerns or relates to the trade secrets, processes, operations, style of work, or
Página 160 - or to the identity, confidential statistical data, amount or source of any income, profits, losses, or expenditures of any person, firm, partnership, corporation, or association; or permits any income return or copy thereof or any book containing any abstract or particulars thereof to be seen or examined by any person except as provided by law; shall be fined not more than $1,000,
Página 43 - to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power knowledge gives. A popular government without popular information or the means of acquiring it is but the prologue to a farce or tragedy or perhaps both.
Página 411 - (9) geological and geophysical information and data, including maps, concerning wells. Any reasonably segregable portion of a record shall be provided to any person requesting such record after deletion of the portions which are exempt under this subsection.
Página 407 - (D) substantive rules of general applicability adopted as authorized by law, and statements of general policy or interpretations of general applicability formulated and adopted by the agency; and (2) Each agency, in accordance with published rules, shall make available for public inspection and copying— (B) those statements of policy and interpretations which have , been adopted by the agency and are not published in the Federal
Página 411 - (c) This section does not authorize withholding of information or limit the availability of records to the public, except as specifically stated in this section. This section is not authority to withhold information from Congress. (1) the number of determinations made
Página 411 - of this title includes any executive department, military department, Government corporation, Government controlled corporation, or other establishment in the executive branch of the Government (including the Executive Office of the President), or any
Página 355 - more than one year, or both; and shall be removed from office or employment. ' *~. Although the phrase "authorized by law" could conceivably bring the Trade Secrets Act within the jurisdiction of Exemption 3, the trend, in terms of case law, has been to keep it out of F0IA./1 This conforms to the view of Congress/2 and the Department of