Publications

Memorandum of Understanding Regarding Transition Procedures, Identification of Transition Contacts and Access to Non-public Government and Transition Information

November 8, 2008

Publication Type: Tools and Templates

Publication Topic: Presidential Transition

Publication Tags: 2008,Barack Obama,Historical,Records,Transition Management,White House

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Office of President-elect Obama and the White House establishing the relationship between the transition team and the outgoing White House. “The chief of staff and the chair of the president-elect’s transition team enter into this memorandum of understanding in order to establish an orderly process for identifying individuals charged with...

Obama-Biden Transition Project Memorandum on the Freedom of Information Act

October 30, 2008

Publication Type: Tools and Templates

Publication Topic: Presidential Transition

Publication Tags: 2008,Barack Obama,FOIA,Historical,Records,Transition Management

This memo to the Obama transition leadership team addresses the issue of the applicability of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to documents created by the Obama-Biden Transition Project. The analysis includes a discussion of records, records and disclosure requirements under FOIA and how to manage documents.