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Unified Agenda 1904-AC16

Weatherization Assistance For Low-Income Persons: Maintaining the Privacy of Recipients of Services

Summary

This final rule requires all States and other service providers that participate in the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) to treat all information obtained under the WAP, regarding applicants and recipients of WAP funds, in a manner consistant with Freedom of Information Act, 5 U.S.C. 552, including the privacy protections contained in 5 U.S.C. 552(e)(6), and must extend this protection to all WAP records in their possession, custody, or control. However, information regarding recipients in the aggregate that does not identify specific individuals, may be released. For example, a State or other service provider may disclose information on the number of WAP recipients in a county, city, or a zip code.

Timeline

3 actions from March 11th, 2010 to June 7th, 2010

  • March 11th, 2010
  • April 12th, 2010
    • Interim Final Rule Comment Period End
  • June 7th, 2010

Contacts

  • Robert Adams
    EE-2K
    Phone 202 287-1591
    1000 Independence Avenue SW.,
    Washington DC 20585

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