45 CFR § 1184.8 - How can I address concerns regarding my request?

§ 1184.8 How can I address concerns regarding my request?

(a) FOIA Public Liaison. If you have questions or concerns regarding your request, your first point of contact should be the FOIA Public Liaison, who is responsible for reducing delays, increasing transparency and understanding of the status of requests, and assisting in the resolution of disputes.

(b) Additional resource. The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) offers non-compulsory, non-binding mediation services to help resolve FOIA disputes. If you seek information regarding OGIS and/or the services it offers, please contact OGIS directly at Office of Government Information Services, National Archives and Records Administration, 8601 Adelphi Road-OGIS, College Park, MD 20740-6001, Email: ogis@nara.gov, Phone: (202) 741-5770 or toll free (877) 684-6448, Fax: (202) 741-5769. This information is provided as a public service only. By providing this information, IMLS does not commit to refer disputes to OGIS, or to defer to OGIS' mediation decision in particular cases.

[79 FR 9423, Feb. 19, 2014, as amended at 84 FR 22947, May 21, 2019]