Tozzi Comment

Publication Date
October 17, 2014

The Applicability of the Data Quality Act to Adverse Agency Publicity The Data Quality Act (DQA) is a statute that can be used to address misstatements made by federal agencies which generate adverse publicity with respect to the activities of a member of the public. The DQA has been invoked by a party who alleges he was harmed by a press release of a federal agency. The Center for Regulatory Effectiveness takes no position on the merits of the case but filed an amicus brief demonstrating the relief that could be accorded under the Data Quality Act: