Public Records Act Request Log - Florida Governor's Office

Erik Peterson filed this request with the Executive Office of the Governor of Florida of Florida.

It is a clone of this request.



From: Erik Peterson

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Florida's Sunshine Law (Fla. Stat. secs. 119.01 to 119.15 (1995)), I hereby request the following records:

A log of public records requests submitted to the Governor's office that lists the date of request, the requester's name, the requester's organizational affiliation, a description of the request and the date the request was filled. Ideally I would like this information for the period from 2004 to the present.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, and is made in the process of academic research 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 for your cooperation in this matter.


Erik Peterson
PhD Candidate
Department of Political Science
Stanford University

From: Scott Open Government

Governor Rick Scott's Office of Open Government
Dear Citizen,
Thank you for contacting the Governor's Office of Open Government in
Florida. The Office of Open Government receives a high volume of
correspondence. Please know that we are making every effort to respond
to your inquiry or are routing your email to the most appropriate
division or agency. If you are currently in need of assistance from the
Governor's Office with a constituent issue unrelated to public records,
please contact the Office of Citizen Services HERE
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are in need of records from a specific State Agency please see a list of
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. If you are making a public records request, we will provide an
estimate if any costs will be associated with processing your request,
prior to incurring any expense on your behalf. Please review the Cost
Recovery Policy for the Executive Office of the Governor HERE
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contact the Office of Open Government at: (850) 921-6099.
The Office of Open Government

From: Scott Open Government

Dear Mr. Peterson,

The Governor’s Office of Open Government received your request for records, a copy of which is below for your reference. A search has been initiated for documents within the Executive Office of the Governor’s files that are responsive to your request. However, please note that this office is the custodian of records only for Governor Rick Scott’s administration which began in 2011. All records pertaining to previous administrations are held in archives at The Department of State. We recommend that you contact The Department of State directly as they are the appropriate entity to address your request for a log of requests from 2004-2010. Their contact information is found below.

The Department of State

Mark Ard, Market Communications Director

(850) 245-6529

We will be back in touch with an update as soon as possible. Thank you.


Emily E. Eineman

Director of Open Government/Assistant General Counsel

Executive Office of Governor Rick Scott

PL-04 The Capitol

Tallahassee, Florida 32399


From: Sams, Savannah

Dear Mr. Peterson,

A search of the Executive Office of the Governor’s files has produced the attached 189 pages responsive to your request. There were no significant costs incurred with compiling this information so there is no fee associated with your request. Please let us know if we can be of further assistance to you.


Savannah Sams

Office of Open Government

Executive Office of Governor Rick Scott

PL-04 The Capitol

Tallahassee, FL 32399

(850) 717-9245

Please note that Florida has a broad public records law, and that all correspondence to me via email may be subject to disclosure. Under Florida law email addresses are public records.

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