NOTICE OF FINAL RULEMAKING: Chapter 104 (Office of Open Government)

The Director of Open Government (Director), of the Office of Open Government, pursuant to the authority set forth in Sect

Approved BEGA 2024 Schedule of Meetings

2024 BEGA schedule

Redacted Dismissal OOG-2023-0009

On November 30, 2023, Director Allen dismissed this Open Meetings Act complaint against the Department of Forensic Sciences (DFS) because it did not raise issues within the Director’s authority und

OMA Compliance Checklist

The Office of Open Government’s (“OOG)” Open Meetings Act (“OMA”) Compliance Checklist.

Public Comments on the Addressing Crime Trends NOW Amendment Act of 2023 (Bill 25-0555)

Director Allen provided written comments on the Addressing Crime Trends (ACT) Now Amendment Act of 2023 (Bill 25-0555). In Director Allen's comments she stressed that DC police officers’ faces, a

OOG Comments on the D.C. Board of Elections Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

The D.C. Office of Open Government (OOG) provided comments on the District of Columbia Board of Elections (DCBOE) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking released on October 13, 2023.

UPDATED Guidance for Remote Meetings after the Public Health Emergency (10/17/23)

This document updates the guidance provided regarding best practices for conducting electronic meetings after expiration of the public health emergency (“PHE”) for coronavirus (COVID-19).

Legal Advice MPD Corrected Response Letters to FOIA Requesters

On October 6, 2023, the Director of Open Government provided a legal advice letter to the Metropolitan Police Department's (MPD) General Counsel.

Metropolitan Police Department’s D.C. FOIA Compliance

On September 22, 2023, Director Allen issued an advisory opinion through the Office of Open Government (OOG) concerning the Metropolitan Police Department’s (“MPD”) D.C. FOIA Compliance.