Organization and Functions; Implementation of Statutory Gift Acceptance Authority; Freedom of Information Act
The U.S. Office of Government Ethics (OGE) is issuing this final rule to update and streamline its organization and functions regulation and its statutory gift acceptance authority implementation. The final rule also updates and streamlines OGE's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) regulation to reflect OGE's existing policy and practice and to implement changes to the FOIA. Finally, the final rule extends a requester's time to file an administrative appeal, makes administrative changes, and updates cost figures for calculating and charging fees.
Post-Employment Conflict of Interest Restrictions; Revision of Departmental Component Designations
The U.S. Office of Government Ethics (OGE) is issuing this rule to revoke the designation, for purposes of the one-year post- employment conflict of interest restriction in the United States Code, of an agency departmental component that was abolished.