The letter was written by Scott Deyo, the current COFO Chair. He asserts:
This records schedule fully comports with the broad and mandatory confidentiality protections afforded by the Administrative Dispute Resolution Act of 1996, related Department of Justice guidance on confidentiality, and prominent federal and international ombudsman references (see attached).(NARA Notice and Request for Comments; COFO Letter to NARA.)
Adoption of this proposed rule would be relevant for other public sector Ombuds seeking to establish document destruction protocols.
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