H.R. 2726: VA FOIA Reform Act of 2021

CBO Score

$27 million

Date of Report

Tue May 18th, 2021

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

117th Congress

To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a plan to reduce the backlog of requests for information made to the Department of Veterans Affairs pursuant to section 552 of title 5, United States Code, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Ruben Gallego — D — AZ

Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish and implement a plan for reducing its backlog of requests under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The VA must request that the Office of Government Information Services of the National Archives and Records Administration conduct an assessment of the VA's compliance with FOIA. Finally, the VA must submit an annual report on its FOIA compliance efforts and make such reports available on its w...

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