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  1. Freedom of Information Act

    The Freedom of Information Act is a federal freedom of information law that allows for the full or partial disclosure of previously unreleased information and documents controlled by the United States government. The Act defines agency records subject to disclosure, outlines mandatory disclosure procedures and grants nine exemptions to the statute. It was originally signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson, despite his misgivings, on July 4, 1966 as 5 U.S.C. § 552 and went into effect the following year. The Federal Government's Freedom of Information Act should not be confused with the different and varying Freedom of Information Acts passed by the individual states. Many of those state acts may be similar but not identical to the federal act.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Freedom of Information Act in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Freedom of Information Act in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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  • Acta de Libertad de InformaciónSpanish

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