FOIL policies (Department of Public Service)

Luke Stoddard Nathan filed this request with the Department of Public Service of New York.
Due July 21, 2017
Est. Completion None
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From: Luke Stoddard Nathan

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (1977 N.Y. Laws ch. 933), I hereby request the following records:

(a) any and all records that reflect current intra- or inter-Agency policies, procedures, protocols, or guidelines for the processing of Freedom of Information Law (“FOIL”) requests
(b) any and all audits, reports, assessments, internal reviews, or memoranda created since January 1, 2014 pertaining to the Agency's processing of FOIL requests

Please also note that statistical or factual tabulations or data; instructions to staff that affect the public; and final agency policy or determinations cannot be withheld from the public under Section 87(2)(g) of Public Officers Law, Article 6.

**If my request is too broad or does not adequately describe the Records, please contact me so that I may clarify my request, and when appropriate inform me of the manner in which Records are filed, retrieved or generated.**

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,

Luke Stoddard Nathan

From: dps.sm.RecordsAccessOfficer

Sandra Bruce
Assistant, Office of General Counsel
As of 3-10-2016 New office
Department of Public Service
3 Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12223
t (518) 402-5786* | f (518) 486-5710 | sandra.bruce@dps.ny.gov<mailto:sandra.bruce@dps.ny.gov>
*This is really my telephone number, I have corrected my voicemail message

www.dps.ny.gov<http://www.dps.ny.gov/>

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From: dps.sm.RecordsAccessOfficer

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Sent: Friday, July 14, 2017 9:45 AM
To: dps.sm.RecordsAccessOfficer <RecordsAccessOfficer@dps.ny.gov>
Subject: Freedom of Information Law Request: FOIL policies (Department of Public Service)

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July 14, 2017
Department of Public Service
Records Access Officer
Three Empire State Plaza
Albany, New York 12223

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (1977 N.Y. Laws ch. 933), I hereby request the following records:

(a) any and all records that reflect current intra- or inter-Agency policies, procedures, protocols, or guidelines for the processing of Freedom of Information Law (“FOIL”) requests
(b) any and all audits, reports, assessments, internal reviews, or memoranda created since January 1, 2014 pertaining to the Agency's processing of FOIL requests

Please also note that statistical or factual tabulations or data; instructions to staff that affect the public; and final agency policy or determinations cannot be withheld from the public under Section 87(2)(g) of Public Officers Law, Article 6.

**If my request is too broad or does not adequately describe the Records, please contact me so that I may clarify my request, and when appropriate inform me of the manner in which Records are filed, retrieved or generated.**

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,

Luke Stoddard Nathan

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