Anti-Abortion Agencies Requests (New York State Department of Health)

Shafaq Patel (@shafaqpatel) filed this request with the New York State Department of Health of New York.
Multi Request Anti-Abortion Agencies Requests
Due July 18, 2019
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

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From: Shafaq Patel (@shafaqpatel)


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York Freedom of Information Law, I hereby request the following records:

Materials related to requests for information regarding abortion services. Please include as responsive:

1. Any public records requests, as well as any provided responses or responsive materials, submitted by groups with a publicly known focus on anti-abortion and pro-life sentiments. Please include but do not limit responsive materials to those referencing the following organizations:
- Pro-Life Action League
- National Right to Life
- Check My Clinic
- The Center for Medical Progress
- Coalition for Life
- Operation Rescue
- Right to Life.

If there is a group, like a local city group, that has this sentiment but was not listed, please also provide their requests as well.

2. All communications, from Jan. 1, 2015 to present day, between your agency and representatives of the following organizations:
- Pro-Life Action League
- National Right to Life
- Check My Clinic
- The Center for Medical Progress
- Coalition for Life
- Operation Rescue
- Right to Life.

3. Any and all requests and documents with following words:
ABORTION
PREGNANCY TERMINATION
TERMINATION OF PREGNANCY
UNBORN BABIES
INDUCED ABORTION
FETAL TISSUE
PARTIAL BIRTH ABORTION
TELEMEDICINE

Let me know if your office has any questions about this request.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, 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.

Sincerely,

Shafaq Patel (@shafaqpatel)

From: New York State Department of Health

Good Afternoon,

Please see the attached concerning your FOIL request.

Thank you,

Records Access Office

New York State Department of Health
2364 Corning Tower
Albany, NY 12237

P (518) 474-8734 | F (518) 486-9144

From: New York State Department of Health

Attached please find an extension letter from the New York State Department of Health related to the above-referenced request.
Regards,

Records Access Office
New York State Department of Health
2364 Corning Tower, Albany, NY 12237
(518) 474-8734 | Fax (518) 486-9144
foil@health.ny.gov<mailto:foil@health.ny.gov>

From: New York State Department of Health

Good Morning,

Attached is the last extension letter this Office sent to you on August 12, 2019. Please note, the letter states the Department will notify you on or before October 16, 2019 as to whether the response materials are available for release or if additional time is needed to complete your request. Therefore, you will receive a response on or before October 16, 2019.

Records Access Office
New York State Department of Health
2364 Corning Tower, Albany, NY 12237
(518) 474-8734 | Fax (518) 486-9144
foil@health.ny.gov<mailto:foil@health.ny.gov>

From: New York State Department of Health

Good Afternoon,

Attached you will find the NYS Department of Health's Extension letter for the above referenced matter.

Thank you

Records Access Office
New York State Department of Health
Corning Tower, Rm 2364

From: New York State Department of Health

Good Afternoon,

The Department of Health (DOH) is currently processing your request. We apologize for the delay. This Office receives 400 to 500 FOIL requests per month. In response to any FOIL request, this Office performs a diligent search for responsive documents. All potentially responsive records are reviewed for responsiveness, FOIL exemptions and legal privileges. This can be time-consuming. Please be assured we are processing your request as quickly and efficiently as possible. A response to your FOIL request will be forthcoming as soon as the process is complete. Thank you for your patience
Regards,

Records Access Office
New York State Department of Health
Corning Tower, Rm 2364
Albany, NY 12237
P: (518) 474-8734
F: (518) 486-9144
Email: foil@health.ny.gov<mailto:foil@health.ny.gov>

From: New York State Department of Health

Dear Shafaq Patel -

The Department of Health's Records Access Office (RAO) is currently processing your request. We apologize for any delay. The RAO receives between 400-500 requests per month. In response to any FOIL request, the RAO preforms a diligent search for responsive documents. Any potentially responsive documents are subject to thorough review and possible redaction for responsiveness, FOIL exemptions and legal privileges. This process can be time-consuming. Please be assured we are processing your request as quickly and efficiently as possible. A response will be forthcoming to you as soon as the process is complete.

Records Access Office
New York State Department of Health
Corning Tower, Rm 2364
Albany, NY 12237
P: (518) 474-8734
F: (518) 486-9144
Email: foil@health.ny.gov<mailto:foil@health.ny.gov>

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From: New York State Department of Health

Good Morning,

The Department of Health (DOH) is currently processing your request. We apologize for the delay. This Office receives 400 to 500 FOIL requests per month. In response to any FOIL request, this Office performs a diligent search for responsive documents. All potentially responsive records are reviewed for responsiveness, FOIL exemptions and legal privileges. This can be time-consuming. Please be assured we are processing your request as quickly and efficiently as possible. A response to your FOIL request will be forthcoming as soon as the process is complete. Thank you for your patience.
Regards,

Records Access Office
New York State Department of Health
Corning Tower, Rm 2364
Albany, NY 12237
P: (518) 474-8734
F: (518) 486-9144
Email: foil@health.ny.gov<mailto:foil@health.ny.gov>

From: New York State Department of Health

Please see the attached letter regarding your FOIL request.

Records Access Office
New York State Department of Health
2364 Corning Tower, Albany, NY 12237
(518) 474-8734 | Fax (518) 486-9144
foil@health.ny.gov<mailto:foil@health.ny.gov>

From: New York State Department of Health

Good Afternoon,

Attached you will find the NYS Department of Health's Extension letter for the above referenced matter.

Thank you

Records Access Office
New York State Department of Health
Corning Tower, Rm 2364

From: New York State Department of Health

Attached is the last extension letter this Office sent to you on December 30, 2019. Please note, the letter states the Department will notify you on or before March 5, 2020, as to whether the response materials are available for release or if additional time is needed to complete your request. Therefore, you will receive a response on or before March 5, 2020.

Records Access Office
New York State Department of Health
2364 Corning Tower, Albany, NY 12237
(518) 474-8734 | Fax (518) 486-9144
foil@health.ny.gov<mailto:foil@health.ny.gov>

From: New York State Department of Health

Good Morning,

The Department of Health (DOH) is currently processing your request. We apologize for the delay. This Office receives 400 to 500 FOIL requests per month. In response to any FOIL request, this Office performs a diligent search for responsive documents. All potentially responsive records are reviewed for responsiveness, FOIL exemptions and legal privileges. This can be time-consuming. Please be assured we are processing your request as quickly and efficiently as possible. A response to your FOIL request will be forthcoming as soon as the process is complete. Thank you for your patience
Regards,

Records Access Office
New York State Department of Health
Corning Tower, Rm 2364
Albany, NY 12237
P: (518) 474-8734
F: (518) 486-9144
Email: foil@health.ny.gov<mailto:foil@health.ny.gov>

From: New York State Department of Health

Good Afternoon,

Attached you will find the NYS Department of Health's Extension letter for the above referenced matter.

Thank you

Records Access Office
New York State Department of Health
Corning Tower, Rm 2364

From: New York State Department of Health

Records Access Office
New York State Department of Health
Corning Tower, Rm 2364
Albany, NY 12237
P: (518) 474-8734
F: (518) 486-9144
Email: foil@health.ny.gov<mailto:foil@health.ny.gov>

[state]

From: New York State Department of Health

Good Afternoon:

Kindly see the attached correspondence from the New York State Department of Health in regards to the above-referenced FOIL request.
Regards,

Records Access Office
New York State Department of Health
Corning Tower, Rm 2364
Albany, NY 12237
P: (518) 474-8734
F: (518) 486-9144
Email: foil@health.ny.gov<mailto:foil@health.ny.gov>

From: New York State Department of Health

Dear Shafaq Patel =

Attached is a copy of the extension letter this office issued to you on May 7, 2020.

Rosemarie Hewig, Esq.
Associate Counsel / Records Access Officer
NYS Department of Health
Division of Legal Affairs
Corning Tower, Room 2354
Albany NY 12237-0026
Phone: 518-474-8734

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