Ethics code and recusal process materials (Department of Agriculture)

Josh Keefe filed this request with the U.S. Department Of Agriculture, Office of the Secretary of the United States of America.
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From: Josh Keefe

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

I am requesting the most up-to-date ethics code, training materials and agency-wide rules/publications/guidance on the recusal process for situations involving actual, potential or perceived conflicts of interest. I am looking to see what the standards and processes are for recusal at your agency.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Josh Keefe

From: U.S. Department Of Agriculture, Office of the Secretary

Good morning,

The U.S. Department of Agriculture FOIA request no. 2017-OCIO-07008-F was closed administratively on August 6, 2018. Attached is an agency email which provides information to the requester in response to the request, and also advised of the request's closure.
The USDA Departmental FOIA Office