FOIA Advisory Committee Meets on March 3

The next meeting of the 2020-2022 term of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee is on Wednesday, March 3 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET. This virtual meeting is open to the public and registration is required. Please register here by 11:59 p.m. ET on Sunday, February 28, 2021, to receive an email with instructions for accessing the meeting via WebEx. We also will livestream the meeting on the National Archives and Records Administration’s YouTube channel (with a slight transmission delay). We will monitor the chat function via WebEx and YouTube.

The Committee will hear about access to records in the legislative and judicial branches from Daniel Schuman, Policy Director at Demand Progress and Demand Progress Education Fund, and Michael Lissner, Executive Director at Free Law Project. The Committee also will hear updates from the four subcommittees: Process, Classification, Technology, and Legislation.

Members of the public attending the meeting via WebEx may comment via the telephone lines during the last 15 minutes of the meeting. You are also welcome to submit written comments at any time. All meeting materials, including the agenda, are posted on the FOIA Advisory Committee website.