Textbook Key

F: Foundations of Information Privacy and Data Protection

US: U.S. Private-sector Privacy

C: Canadian Privacy

E: European Privacy

G: U.S. Government Privacy

IT: Privacy in Information Technology

M: Privacy Program Management

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Chief FOIA Officer

Executive Order 13392 supplemented FOIA by reiterating the requirement for agencies to process requests in a courteous and expeditious manner.  In addition, it required agencies to appoint a chief FOIA officer.  The Open Government Act of 2007 codified this requirement and expanded on the responsibilities of the chief FOIA officer to include the following: have agency-wide responsibility for efficient and appropriate compliance with FOIA; monitor FOIA implementation throughout the agency; recommend to the head of the agency any necessary adjustments in practices, personnel, policies or funding.

Reference(s) in IAPP Certification Textbooks: G62

Associated term(s): FOIA

Associated law(s): Freedom of Information Act