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Conor Skelding filed this request with the University of Illinois of Illinois.


From: Conor Skelding

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (5 ILCS 140/1 to 11), I hereby request the following records:

The list of documents or categories of records developed by the University that it shall immediately disclose upon request.

According to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act, "Each public body shall designate one or more officials or employees to act as its Freedom of Information officer or officers. Except in instances when records are furnished immediately, Freedom of Information officers, or their designees, shall receive requests submitted to the public body under this Act, ensure that the public body responds to requests in a timely fashion, and issue responses under this Act. Freedom of Information officers shall develop a list of documents or categories of records that the public body shall immediately disclose upon request." (5 ILCS 140/3.5)

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 5 business days, as the statute requires.


Conor Skelding

From: University of Illinois FOIA

January 13, 2014

Conor Skelding<>

Re: FOIA #14-004

Dear Mr. Skelding:

I write to respond to your Freedom of Information request of January 5, 2014, and received in my office on January 6, 2014, in which you requested:

"The list of documents or categories of records developed by the University that it shall immediately disclose upon request."

This information is available on our web site at

Should you wish to inspect or receive a physical copy of this document, please call Melanie Kuehn at the phone number below and she will provide you with all necessary details.

You have a right, under the law, to seek a review of this response by the Public Access Counselor (PAC) in the Office of the Attorney General.

The PAC may be reached by phone at 217-782-1396, by email to, or by postal mail at the Public Access Bureau, 500 S. 2nd Street, Springfield, Illinois 62706. You also have the right to seek judicial review under section 11 of this Act.

If you have questions for our office, please contact 217-333-6400.


Thomas P. Hardy
Executive Director
and Chief Records Officer


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