2018 FOIA logs (2) (Office of Personnel Management)

Russ Kick filed this request with the Office of Personnel Management of the United States of America.
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2019-05074

Multi Request 2018 FOIA logs (2)
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Completed

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From: Russ Kick

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

your agency's FOIA request log covering 2018, which includes a field showing the subject of each request and a field for the final disposition.

Further, I request that this document be sent in any digital formats in which it exists (such as PDF and Excel). Under the terms of the E-FOIA Amendments of 1996, Section 5, if a document exists in electronic format, it must be released in that format upon request.

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

I agree to pay up to $10 for this request. If it will be more than this, please let me know in advance.

Thank you for your assistance,

Russ Kick

From: Office of Personnel Management

Good afternoon, Mr. Kick:

Attached is the acknowledgment letter for your April 15, 2019 FOIA request.

Office of Privacy and Information Management
Freedom of Information Act
Requester Service Center
Telephone: (202) 606-3642
E-mail: FOIA@opm.gov<mailto:FOIA@opm.gov>

From: Office of Personnel Management

Hello,

I just wanted to let you know that we are working on the request and it shouldn't be too much longer. We are working through the backlog.
Thanks

Wen J. Liu
FOIA Manager
Office of Privacy and Information Management
U.S. Office of Personnel Management
1900 E. Street, NW, Room 1H41
Washington, DC 20415
(202) 606-4374 office

From: Office of Personnel Management

Hello,

This is in response to your FOIA request dated April 15, 2019 for the FOIA Request Log from January - December 2018. Attached are records responsive to your request. Portions of these records have been redacted and are being withheld from disclosure pursuant to exemption 6 of the FOIA. Exemption 6 of the FOIA protects information that pertains to an individual "the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy." 5 U.S.C. 552(b)(6). When applying exemption 6, OPM weighs the privacy interest of an individual against any public interest in the records.

The undersigned is responsible for this determination. You have the right to appeal this decision. Should you wish to do so, you must send your appeal and a copy of this letter, within 90 days of the date of this letter, to:

U.S. Office of Personnel Management
Office of the General Counsel
1900 E Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20415

Both the front of the envelope and the first page of your letter should be marked "FOIA Appeal." Copies of the FOIA regulations are available at www.opm.gov/efoia .

The Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) was created to offer mediation services to resolve disputes between FOIA requesters and federal agencies as a non-exclusive alternative to litigation. You may contact OGIS in any of the following ways:

The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
Office of Government Information Services
8601 Adelphi Road - OGIS
College Park, MD 20740-6001
Telephone: 202-741-5770 or 1-877-684-6448
Fax: 202-741-5769OGIS
Email: ogis@nara.gov

You may also seek additional assistance from OPM's Public Liaison, Wen Liu. The OPM FOIA Public Liaison can be reached as follows:

Email: Wen.Liu@opm.gov
Telephone Hotline: 202-606-1153

Sincerely,

Wen Liu
FOIA Manager

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