4 CFR 81.1 - Purpose and scope of part.

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§ 81.1 Purpose and scope of part.

(a) This part implements the policy of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) with respect to the public availability of GAO records, except as set forth in paragraph (b) of this section. While GAO is not subject to the Freedom of Information Act ( 5 U.S.C. 552), GAO's disclosure policy follows the spirit of the act consistent with its duties and functions and responsibility to the Congress. Application of this act to GAO is not to be inferred from the provisions of these regulations.

(b) GAO published testimonies, reports, decisions, special publications, or listings of publications are not included within the scope of this part. These documents may be obtained from the GAO Web site, http://www.gao.gov, or by telephone at 202-512-6000, TDD 202-512-2537, or 1-866-801-7077 (toll free). These publications may be downloaded free of charge from the GAO Web site. Paper copies requested from GAO are subject to a printing, shipping, and handling fee.

(c) Requests for all other GAO records are within the scope of this part and should be submitted to GAO as directed in paragraph (a) of § 81.4.

[ 68 FR 33832, June 6, 2003, as amended at 76 FR 12550, Mar. 8, 2011]

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The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 4 CFR Part 81 after this date.

  • 2017-11-08; vol. 82 # 215 - Wednesday, November 8, 2017
    1. 82 FR 51753 - Public Availability of Government Accountability Office Records
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      Final rule.
      This rule is effective as of December 8, 2017.
      4 CFR Part 81