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Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Service

FOIA Regulations and Policies


Arrow The Freedom of Information Act, as amended 5 U.S.C. 552
FOIA Policies


Veterans Affairs Directive 6300
Records and Information Management (February 26, 2009)

Veterans Affairs Handbook 6300.3
Procedures for Implementing the Freedom of Information Act (January 12, 1998)
VA FOIA Disclosure Regulations


38 CFR Part 1 and 2: Release of Information from Department of Veterans Affairs Records
Other FOIA Disclosure Regulations

CFR 1.460 - 1.474: Release of Information from Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Records Relating to Drug Abuse
Arrow CFR 1.475 - 1.484: Disclosures With Patient Consent
Arrow CFR 1.485 - 1.489: Disclosures Without Patient Consent
Arrow CFR 1.490 - 1.499: Court Orders Authorizing Disclosures and Use

CFR 1.500 - 1.527: Release of Information from Department of Veterans Affairs Claimant Records

CFR 1.575 - 1.584: Safeguarding Personal Information in Department of Veterans Affairs Records
Arrow CFR 1.460 - 1.599: GPO Version of 38

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