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Privacy & Disclosure Law and Guidance

This is an archival or historical document and may not reflect current policies or procedures


Presidential Memoranda

Relevant Executive Orders & Guidance

OMB Memoranda & Guidance



The Privacy Act of 1974

The Freedom of Information Act

OPEN Government Act of 2007

Confidentiality and Disclosure of [tax] Returns and Return Information (IRC 6103)

E-Government Act of 2002

Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

Right to Financial Privacy Act (RFPA)

Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA)


Presidential/White House Memoranda

January 21, 2009

March 16, 2010

June 18, 2010

Relevant Executive Orders (EO) & Guidance

EO 13489 concerning new rules for obtaining information under FOIA

Attorney General's Memo for Agency Heads concerning FOIA March 19, 2009

EO 13478 Amendments To Executive Order 9397 Relating To Federal
Agency Use of Social Security Numbers

EO 13402 Strengthening Federal Efforts to Protect Against Identity Theft

EO 13392 Improving Agency Disclosure of Information

EO 13233 limited access to the records of former Presidents

EO 9397 concerning Numbering System for Federal Accounts Relating to Individual Persons

Office of Management and Budget Memoranda & Guidance


Open Government


Federal Website Policy (cookies)

Computer Data Matching

Personally Identifiable Information Protection

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