12 CFR § 271.4 - Records available for public inspection.

§ 271.4 Records available for public inspection.

(a)Types of records made available. Unless they were published promptly and made available for sale or without charge, records described in 5 U.S.C. 552(a)(2) shall be made available for inspection in an electronic format by the Committee.

(b)Reading room procedures.

(1) Information described in 5 U.S.C. 552(a)(2), such as statements of policy and records requested three or more times under § 271.5, is made available for public inspection in the Committee's electronic reading room at https://www.federalreserve.gov/foia/fomc/readingrooms.htm#rr1, in its conventional reading room located in the Freedom of Information Office of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, or both. For security reasons, the Board requires that visitors make an appointment to inspect documents. You may do so by calling the Board's Freedom of Information Office at (202) 452-3684.

(2) The Committee may determine that certain classes of publicly available filings shall be made available for inspection in electronic format only by the Federal Reserve Bank where those records are maintained.

(c) [Reserved]

(d)Privacy protection. The Committee may delete identifying details from any record to prevent a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy.

[62 FR 61218, Nov. 17, 1997, as amended at 70 FR 7840, Feb. 16, 2005; 81 FR 94936, Dec. 27, 2016]