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Chief FOIA Officer Guidance Memoranda

This page contains memoranda from the Chief FOIA Officer pertaining to FOIA guidance and operations at DHS.

Attachment Ext. Size Date
Chief Privacy Officer's Memorandum: Cabinet Report Submission Guidelines - February 9, 2005 PDF 406.37 KB
FOIA Section of the DHS Cabinet Report to the White House: Submission Guidelines - August 4, 2006 PDF 708.32 KB
Chief FOIA Officer's Memorandum: Reporting on Significant FOIA Activity for Inclusion in the Cabinet Report - July 7, 2007 PDF 176.57 KB
Chief FOIA Officer & Associate General Counsel Memorandum: Implementation of S.2488 - February 5, 2008 PDF 154.59 KB
Chief FOIA Officer's Memorandum: FOIA Requests Seeking Records on Ongoing Law Enforcement Investigations - February 25, 2008 PDF 61.88 KB
Chief FOA Officer & Associate General Counsel Memorandum: General Law - March 4, 2008 PDF 1005.94 KB
Chief FOIA Officer's Memorandum: Attorney General's Guidelines on the Freedom of Information Act - March 24, 2009 PDF 1.87 MB
Chief FOIA Officer's Memorandum: Overview of the Freedom of Information Act - May 28, 2009 PDF 113.09 KB
Chief FOIA Officer's Memorandum: Proactive Disclosure & Departmental Compliance w/Subsection (a)(2) of FOIA - August 26, 2009 PDF 1.37 MB
Chief FOIA Officer's Memorandum: Calendar Format for Proactive Disclosure - October 30, 2009 PDF 156.8 KB
White House Memorandum: Freedom of Information Act - March 16, 2010 PDF 90.03 KB
Chief FOIA Officer's Memorandum: Freedom of Information Act and Sunshine Week - March 16, 2010 PDF 147.37 KB
Chief FOIA Officer & Chief Security Officer Memorandum: Redacting Sensitive Information - May 5, 2010 PDF 1.47 MB
Chief FOIA Officer & Executive Director, Office of Accessible Systems Memorandum: Creating Accessible PDFs - June 14, 2010 PDF 742.62 KB
Deputy Secretary Lute's Memorandum: Proactive Disclosure of Senior Officials Calendars - November 12, 2010 PDF 1.96 MB
Chief FOIA Officer's Memorandum: DHS Application of FOIA Exemption (b)(6) - November 24, 2010 PDF 95.39 KB
Chief FOIA Officer's Memorandum: DHS Privacy Office Procedures & standards for Implementing Section (a)(2)(D) - December 8, 2010 PDF 141.35 KB
Reassignment of Certain OGC FOIA Appeals to the USCG Administrative Law Judges - July 8, 2011 PDF 1.99 MB
Reassignment of Pending & Future OGC FOIA Appeals to the USCG Administrative Law Judges - July 8, 2011 PDF 743.31 KB
Chief FOIA Officer's Memorandum: Government Openness - January 31, 2012 PDF 122.04 KB
Chief FOIA Officer's Memorandum: Freedom of Information Act Request Logs - February 14, 2012 PDF 61.18 KB
Chief FOIA Officer's Memorandum: DHS Freedom of Information Act Policy Handling Guidance - March 9, 2012 PDF 671.96 KB
Acting Chief FOIA Officer's Memorandum: Proper Use of "Still Interested" Letters - October 15, 2012 PDF 247.6 KB
OLA Signed Letter to Congress: Congressional Correspondence Logs - March 12, 2013 PDF 72.27 KB
Chief FOIA Officer's Memorandum: DHS Application of FOIA Exemption (b)(6) - June 5, 2013 PDF 339.24 KB
Chief FOIA Officer's Memorandum: Freedom of Information Act and 2014 Sunshine Week - March 11, 2014 PDF 923.26 KB
Chief FOIA Officer's Memorandum: Freedom of Information Act and 2015 Sunshine Week - March 16, 2015 PDF 219.07 KB
Senior Director, FOIA Operations Memorandum: Department of Homeland Security's FOIA Reading Room Requirements - March 16, 2015 PDF 77.81 KB
Senior Director, FOIA Operations Memorandum: Implementation of Technology to Address FOIA Processing - March 16, 2015 PDF 74.79 KB
Chief FOIA Officer's Memorandum: Freedom of Information Act and 2016 Sunshine Week - March 14, 2016 PDF 140.95 KB
Last Updated: 11/12/2021
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