Office of Government Information Services (OGIS)

Annual Reports

FY 2018The Freedom of Information Act Ombudsman—Past, Present & Future (Published March 2019)

FY 2017Building a Better FOIA Process (Published March 2018)

FY 2016Building a Better FOIA Process  (Published March 2017)

FY 2015Building a Better FOIA Process  (Published March 2016)

FY 2014Building a Bridge Between FOIA Requesters and Federal Agencies (Published March 2015)

FY 2013Building a Bridge Between FOIA Requesters and Federal Agencies (Published March 2014)

FY 2012Building a Bridge Between FOIA Requesters and Federal Agencies (Published March 2013)

FY 2011 Building Bridges Between FOIA Requesters and Federal Agencies (Published March 2012)

FY 2010Building Bridges Between FOIA Requesters and Federal Agencies (Published March 2011)


Reviews

FY 2011 OGIS Mid-Year Review (Oct 2010 - Mar 2011)

FY 2011 OGIS Snapshot (Oct  2010 - Jan 2011)

September 2010: OGIS First Year in Review
 

Agency FOIA Public Liaison Reporting

OGIS's enabling statute requires, as of 2016, that it report "the number of times each agency engaged in dispute resolution with the assistance of [OGIS] or the FOIA Public Liaison." 5 U.S.C. § 552(h)(4)(A)(ii)(II).  

FY 2018 (see pages 22-27) 
FY 2017 (see pages 31-32)
FY 2016 (see Appendix A for OGIS numbers)and FOIA Public Liaison numbers from FY 2016 Chief FOIA Officers Reports


Audits of OGIS

National Archives and Records Administration, Office of Inspector General . (September 2012). Audit of NARA's Office of Government Information Services . (Audit Report No 12-14). 

U.S. General Accountability Office. (September 2013). Office of Government Information Services Has Begun Implementing Its Responsibilities, but Further Actions Are Needed(GAO Report 13-1650).

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