FOIA

ACCESSING BEP RECORDS THROUGH THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT

MAKING YOUR REQUEST
Updated January 22, 2001

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) provides any person the right to request access to records maintained by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP)

  • It must be in writing and signed by the person making the request;
  • It must state that the request is being made pursuant to the FOIA;
  • It must reasonably describe the records being requested;
  • It must state the category of the requestor for fee purposes (i.e., commercial, media, educational, all others);
  • It must contain an agreement to pay all fees that might be incurred.

WHERE TO SEND YOUR REQUEST:

Your request for BEP records should be addressed to:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Disclosure Office Rm. 646 PD
14th & C Streets S. W.
Washington, DC 20228
Or fax your request to:
(202) 927-3320

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

2000 BEP FOIA Annual Report – You will need to download Adobe Acrobat Reader to view this document.

1999 BEP FOIA Annual Report – You will need to download Adobe Acrobat Reader to view this document.

For information on or questions about the FOIA Annual Reports, contact Patricia A. Warden, Disclosure Officer, Office of Administrative Services, via e-mail at DisclosureOffice@bep.treas.gov.

Freedom of Information Act 5 U.S.C. 552

Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendments 1996

A Citizen’s Guide to Using the Freedom of Information Act and the Privacy Act of 1974 to Request Government Records

105th Congress, 1st Session -House Report 105-37, March 20, 1997

Treasury’s disclosure regulations can be found at 31 CFR 1.5, Part 1

Government Information Locator Service

The Government Information Locator Service (GILS) identifies, locates, and describes publicly available Federal information resources, including electronic information resources. The Bureau of Engraving and Printing’s GILS records are available through the Department of Treasury at GPO 
http://www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs/gils/gils.html