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NOTE: links to newly added items are live on this page.  Permanent storage of links will remain on the main index pages available through either the "FOIA LOGS" or "DOCUMENTS" links above.

Newly added files listings/links:

NEW Treasury Department Check List (of) Treasury Department Circulars, Numbered series, 1913-1958 - [PDF 13 MB 20-May-2019]

NEW Three (3) National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Records Management Documents, 2004-2017 - [PDF 1.3 MB 20-May-2019]

NEW Web pages from National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) NARA@work web site containing: Policies & Guidance – Directives, Strategic Planning & Reporting, Project Information, 2017 - [PDF 530 KB 20-May-2019]

NEW National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) reports: State of the Federal Records Centers Program, 2008-2016 - [PDF 650 KB 20-May-2019]

NEW National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Digitization Governance Board meeting minutes, 2014-2016 - [PDF 555 KB 20-May-2019]

NEW The ten (10) oldest transfers of records from a search of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Archives and Records Centers Information System (ARCIS) for each of following categories: Unclassified by Start Date, Unclassified by Retirement (FY), Classified by Start Date, Unclassified by Retirement (Navy), Classified by Retirement (seq), Classified by Retirement (FY System), 2016 - [PDF 200 KB 20-May-2019]

NEW Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) correspondence to/from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and Congressional offices, Committee Offices or Subcommittee Offices, 2016-2017 - [PDF 4.5 MB 20-May-2019]

NEW List of Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) DIA Manuals, DIA Regulations and DIA Instructions (DIAI documents), 2019 - [PDF 760 KB 06-May-2019]

NEW Transportation Security Administration (TSA) complaints received by TSA, submitted or logged, whether electronically, by phone or mail, about the TSA's heightened security scanners and revised full-body patdowns, 2012-2016 - [PDF 121 MB 06-May-2019]
NOTE: This is a large file; 121 Megabytes

NEW Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) Organizational and Workforce Assessment, 2016 - [PDF 14 MB 06-May-2019]

NEW Closing documents for twenty-six (26) Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Inspector General (OIG) investigations, 2012-2016 - [PDF 17 MB 06-May-2019] 

NEW List of Department of Transportation (DOT) Office of Inspector General (OIG) investigations Closed, CY 2015-CY 2016 - [PDF 1.4 MB 06-May-2019]

NEW Correspondence (letters or emails) in the U.S. Board on Geographic Names on the proposed place named: National Landing, 2018 - [PDF 1.4 MB 06-May-2019]

NEW Department of Justice (DOJ), Civil Division records concerning the impact on DOJ staffing requirements as a result of the substantial increase in FOIA litigation and the associated representation by DOJ attorneys, 2018 - [PDF 1.7 MB 06-May-2019]

NEW List of Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) investigations closed during calendar year 2014 - [PDF 510 KB 06-May-2019]

NEW List of Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) investigations closed CY 2015-CY 2016 - [PDF 870 KB 06-May-2019]

NEW Department of Justice (DOJ) Justice Management Division (JMD) Mandatory Declassification Review (MDR) Logs, 2009-2019 - [PDF 260 KB 06-May-2019]

NEW United States International Trade Commission (USITC) Meeting Minutes, 2000-2014 - [PDF 53 MB 06-May-2019]
NOTE: This is a large file; 53 Megabytes

NEW US Customs Service Seized Asset Management and Enforcement Procedures Handbook, 2002 - [PDF 8.7 MB 06-May-2019]

NEW A copy of each Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) Task Order (T.O. numbers 1 through 10) issued by Bureau of the Fiscal Service (BFS) under Contract TPDARC07C0003 to Milvets Systems Technology, Inc., 2010-2013 - [PDF 2.8 MB 29-Apr-2019]

NEW Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) Statement of Work and the successful proposal for contract TFSATTB16C0001 with the Nielsen Company, Alcohol Beverage Sampling Program (ABSP), 2015 - [PDF 1.4 MB 29-Apr-2019]

NEW Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) contract and the successful proposal for contract TFSATTB140077 awarded to Serge Genomics SRL to conduct DNA testing of wine, 2009-2014 - [PDF 2 MB 29-Apr-2019]

NEW Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) internal employee-only webpages for: Office of the Chief of Staff, Executive Liaison for Industry and State Matters, Office of Communications, Office of Congressional and Public Affairs, Office of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Strategic Planning and Program Evaluation, 2018 - [PDF 1.8 MB 29-Apr-2019]

NEW Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) Consumer Compliance Task Force meeting agendas (5), 2014-2017 - [PDF 2.7 MB 29-Apr-2019]

NEW Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) Consumer Compliance Task Force meeting minutes (5), 2014-2017 - [PDF 2.7 MB 29-Apr-2019]

NEW Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Enterprise Risk Management Handbook (ERM handbook), 2017 and Enterprise Risk Steering Committee meeting minutes, May-June 2017 - [PDF 5.7 MB 22-Apr-2019]

NEW Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Investigator Training Manual, 2017 - [PDF 46 MB 22-Apr-2019]

NEW Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Guide to Official Use of Social Media, 2014 - [PDF 4 MB 22-Apr-2019]

NEW Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) District Complement Plans, 2017 - [PDF 6.7 MB 22-Apr-2019]

NEW Pages from the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Trust Betrayed internal CBPnet intranet website, 2006-2017 - [PDF 1.3 MB 22-Apr-2019]

NEW US Customs Service Records Control Handbook, 2001 - [PDF 390 KB 22-Apr-2019]

NEW Office of Government Ethics (OGE) Congressional Correspondence (letters to and from Congressional Offices) during the 106th United States Congress, 2000-2001 - [PDF 1.5 MB 15-Apr-2019]

NEW Office of Government Ethics (OGE) training presented as part of the Inspector General Criminal Investigator Academy's Public Corruption Investigations Training Program: Conflicts of Interests: OGE Wants To Help You And Your Investigations, 2017(?) - [PDF 4 MB 15-Apr-2019]

NEW Email between Office of Government Ethics (OGE) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), April-July, 2017 - [PDF 1.2 MB 15-Apr-2019]

NEW Two Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) PowerPoint presentations: BSEE Strategic Organizational Assessment - Briefing for Assistant Secretary - Land and Minerals Management, 2017 and Offsite Brief #2: BSEE Gap Analysis, (undated) - [PDF 1.2 MB 15-Apr-2019]

NEW Letter correspondence at the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) to or from the Government Accountability Office (GAO), 2016-2017 - [PDF 2.4 MB 15-Apr-2019]

NEW Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) homepage for the FHWA Staffnet's National Bridge Inspection Program (NBIP) intranet website homepage and each page connected to by one click, 2017 - [PDF 10.6 MB 15-Apr-2019]

NEW Title page and Table of Contents for six (6) AMTRAK Manuals, 2016-2017 - [PDF 3.8 MB 08-Apr-2019]

NEW Department of Transportation (DOT) Weekly Reports to the Chief Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Officer on Office of the Secretary of Transportation (OST) FOIA Requests with Potential Significant Public Interest, 2014-2016 - [Excel Workbook 1.3 MB 08-Apr-2019]

NEW Department of Transportation (DOT) Transportation Acquisition Manual (TAM), 2015 - [PDF 1.3 MB 08-Apr-2019]

NEW Department of Transportation (DOT) Monthly Energy and Transportation Performance Measures Status Report, 1976 - [PDF 2.3 MB 08-Apr-2019]

NEW Closing documents for Thirty Four (34) Department of Transportation (DOT) Inspector General investigations, 2009-2016 - [PDF 12.3 MB 08-Apr-2019]

NEW Various National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Traffic Safety Related Records, 2009-2018 - [PDF 16.3 MB 08-Apr-2019]

NEW Correspondence between the Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) and Brett Kavanaugh, January 20, 2001 to May 30, 2006 - [PDF 14 MB 01-Apr-2019]

NEW Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Research Library Catalog, 2017 - [Excel Workbook 3.8 MB 01-Apr-2019]

NEW List of items from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Research Library Catalog which are non-public, restricted, classified, or for internal use only, 2017 - [PDF 440 KB 01-Apr-2019]

NEW Inter-American Foundation (IAF) Management Report, July 2017 - [PDF 650 KB 01-Apr-2019]

NEW Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB) Workforce Assessment and Analysis produced under Contract OGM12056 by Booze Allen Hamilton, Inc., Final Report, 2012 - [PDF 10.6 MB 01-Apr-2019]

NEW Defense Nuclear Facility Safety Board (DNFSB) telephone listings for facilities overseen by DNFSB, 2018 - [PDF 6.8 MB 01-Apr-2019]

NEW Memoranda, white papers, reports, and other documents created at the Selective Service System (SSS) concerning potential inclusion of women in the Selective Service draft, 2016-2019 - [PDF 10.6 MB 25-Mar-2019]

NEW Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Public Affairs (PA) Manual (POL06-0003-OPA), 2006 - [PDF 3.3 MB 25-Mar-2019]

NEW Copies of all congressional inquiries regarding the removal of animal welfare data from the Animal and Plant Health Service (APHIS) public website received by APHIS February 1-17, 2017 - [PDF 4.6 MB 25-Mar-2019]

NEW Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) Standard Operating Procedures for Petition for Rulemaking, 2012, Rev. 2016 - [PDF 830 KB 25-Mar-2019]

NEW Redefining Security, a report by the Joint Security Commission to the Secretary of Defense and the Director of Central Intelligence, 1994 - [PDF 9.3 MB 25-Mar-2019]

NEW Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) The Advisory Committee on Employee Welfare and Pension Plans meeting minutes, 2016-2018 - [PDF 1 MB 25-Mar-2019]

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