Public Access to GAO Records - Exempt Records

Exempt Records

GAO does not review for release records from its files that originate outside GAO, or records which are part of an ongoing review or other current projects. See 4 CFR 81.5(a) and (b).

GAO's responsibilities to the Congress precludes the release of records supporting work performed in response to a congressional request unless authorization to release is obtained from the congressional requester. See 4 CFR 81.6 (a).

For a complete list of records which may not be available for release, see our regulations at 4 CFR 81.5 and 4 CFR 81.6.