FOIA Reading Rooms

SECTION 271.4—Records Available for Public Inspection and Copying

(a) Types of records made available. Unless they were published promptly and made available for sale or without charge, certain records shall be made available for inspection and copying at the Board's Freedom of Information Office pursuant to 5 USC 552(a)(2).

(b) Reading room procedures.

(1) Information available under this section is available for inspection and copying, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. weekdays, at the Freedom of Information Office of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 20th Street and Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20551 (the pedestrian entrance is on C Street, N.W.).

(2) The Committee may determine that certain classes of publicly available filings shall be made available for inspection and copying only at the Federal Reserve Bank where those records are maintained.

(c) Electronic records. Information available under this section that was created on or after November 1, 1996, shall also be available on the Board's web site, found at

(d) Privacy protection. The Committee may delete identifying details from any record to prevent a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy.

FOMC Electronic Reading Room

Federal Open Market Committee information

Information about the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC)
Minutes of FOMC meetings
Transcripts of FOMC meetings and conference calls
Redacted Draft 2007-2010 FOMC Meeting Transcript Excerpts (2.4 MB PDF) 
Updated Historical Forecast Errors (4/9/2014) (PDF)
FOMC memos

Conventional Reading Room

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Room M-P-500, Martin Building
20th & C Streets, N.W.
Washington, D.C.
Phone (202) 452-3684/3685
Fax (202) 872-7565

Public documents are also available from the Public Affairs Information Room, located on the Ground Floor, C Street entrance of the Eccles Building, and from Publications Services

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Last Update: November 15, 2016