50 CFR 600.155 - Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.

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§ 600.155 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.
(a) FOIA requests received by a Council should be coordinated promptly with the appropriate NMFS Regional Office. The Region will forward the request to the NMFS FOIA Official to secure a FOIA number and log into the FOIA system. The Region will also obtain clearance from the NOAA General Counsel's Office concerning initial determination for denial of requested information.
(b) FOIA requests will be controlled and documented in the Region. The requests should be forwarded to the NMFS FOIA Officer who will prepare the Form CD-244, “FOIA Request and Action Record”, with the official FOIA number and due date. In the event the Region determines that the requested information is exempt from disclosure, in full or in part, under the FOIA, the denial letter prepared for the Assistant Administrator's signature, along with the “Foreseeable Harm” Memo and list of documents to be withheld, must be cleared through the NMFS FOIA Officer. Upon completion, a copy of the signed CD-244 and cover letter transmitting the information should be provided to the NMFS FOIA Officer and the NOAA FOIA Officer.
[66 FR 57887, Nov. 19, 2001]

Title 50 published on 2014-10-01

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  • 2014-12-24; vol. 79 # 247 - Wednesday, December 24, 2014
    1. 79 FR 77399 - Vessel Monitoring Systems; Requirements for Enhanced Mobile Transceiver Unit and Mobile Communication Service Type-Approval
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      DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
      Final rule.
      This final rule is effective January 23, 2015.
      50 CFR Parts 600 and 648

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Title 50 published on 2014-10-01

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  • 2015-02-11; vol. 80 # 28 - Wednesday, February 11, 2015
    1. 80 FR 7562 - Magnuson-Stevens Act Provisions; National Standard Guidelines; Meeting Announcement
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      DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
      Notice of public meeting.
      The meeting will be held on March 25, 2015, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern time. Written comments accepted through June 30, 2015.
      50 CFR Part 600