On December 15, 2016, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) published in the Federal Register a final rule [Docket Number USTR-2016-0015] amends USTR’s regulations under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The final rule is a comprehensive update of the prior USTR implementing rule and describes in plain language how to make a FOIA request to USTR and how the FOIA Office processes requests for records. The FOIA rule appears in subpart B to part 2004.