Rejected personalized (aka "vanity) license plates in 2013 (Arkansas)

Conor Skelding filed this request with the Department of Finance and Administration of Arkansas.


From: Conor Skelding

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”), Ark. Code Ann. § § 25-19-101 to 25-19-109, I hereby request the following records:

A list of all personalized license plate number applications that were rejected for the year 2013.

If available I am also looking for:

-The reason for the rejection of the personalized plate.
-The vehicle make and model.
-The City and County where the applicants vehicle would be registered.

I am NOT looking for any personal identifiable information such as first and last name, street number, street name.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 3 business days, as the statute requires.


Conor Skelding

From: Department of Finance and Administration

The request has been rejectedby the agency.

From: Paul Gehring

Mr. Skelding:

Please find attached the response of the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration to your May 28, 2014 Freedom of Information Act request.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Thank you,

Paul M. Gehring
Attorney - DFA Revenue Legal Counsel
P.O. Box 1272, Room 2380
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
(501) 682-7030 - Telephone
(501) 682-7599 - Facsimile