MAYOR AND EXECUTIVE AGENCIES - FREEDOM OF INFORMATION - AGENCY RESPONSIBILITY


Published: 2005-01-07

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401 AGENCY RESPONSIBILITY

401.1 The ultimate responsibility for responding to requests for records of an agency is vested in the agency head.

401.2 Each agency head shall designate an individual as the Freedom of Information Officer of the agency and may delegate to that individual the authority to grant and deny requests and to respond to appeals pursuant to §§ 412.5 and 412.6 of this chapter.

401.3 Each agency shall post the name, title, address, telephone number, fax number, and e-mail address of its designated Freedom of Information Officer on its web page.

401.4 All Freedom of Information Officers shall attend the meetings and training sessions, as scheduled and conducted by the Freedom of Information Act Committee established by Mayor's Order 2001-30, entitled “Establishment-Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Committee,” dated February 27, 2001.

401.5 All agency employees who maintain records shall assist the designated Freedom of Information Officer, as appropriate, with the identification and search of responsive records.

SOURCE: Final Rulemaking published at 24 DCR 6211, 6212 (January 27, 1978); as amended by Final Rulemaking published at 52 DCR 52, 53 (January 7, 2005).