2018 FOIA logs - DHS (Federal Emergency Management Agency)

Russ Kick filed this request with the Federal Emergency Management Agency of the United States of America.
Tracking #

2019-FEFO-00301

Multi Request 2018 FOIA logs - DHS
Status
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.

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.

Thank you for your assistance,

Russ Kick

From: Federal Emergency Management Agency

Good Afternoon, Attached is our acknowledgement of your FEMA FOIA request.  If you need to contact this office again concerning your request, please provide the FEMA reference number 2019-FEFO-00301. This will enable us to quickly retrieve the information you are seeking and reduce our response time.  This office can be contacted  at (202) 212-3323. Regards, Richards, Audrey
Disclosure Branch
Information Management Division
Office of the Chief Administrative Officer
Federal Emergency Management Agency
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Telephone: (202) 646-3323
FEMA-FOIA@fema.dhs.gov (mailto:FEMA-FOIA@fema.dhs.gov)

From: Federal Emergency Management Agency

February 21, 2019 Russ Kick MuckRock News DEPT MR 69023, 411A Highland Ave Somerville, MA 02144-2516 RE: CISA Case Number 2019-NPFO-00133 Dear Mr. Kick: This acknowledges receipt of yourFebruary 20, 2019, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to U.S. Departmentof Homeland Security (DHS), Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), for CISA's FOIA request log covering 2018, which includes a field showing the subject of each request and a field for the final disposition (Date Range for Record Search: From 1/1/2018 To 12/31/2018). Your requestwas received in this office on February 21, 2019. Due to the increasing number of FOIA requests received bythis office, we may encounter some delay in processing your request. PerSection 5.5(a) of the DHS FOIA regulations, 6 C.F.R. Part 5, CISA processes FOIA requests according to their order ofreceipt. Although CISA’s goal is to respond within 20 business days of receiptof your request, the FOIA does permit a 10- day extension of this time period.As your request seeks numerous documents that will necessitate a thorough andwide-ranging search, CISA will invoke a 10-day extension for your request, asallowed by Title 5 U.S.C. § 552(a)(6)(B). If you care to narrow the scope ofyour request, please contact our office. We will make every effort to complywith your request in a timely manner. Provisions of the FOIA allow us torecover part of the cost of complying with your request. We shall charge you for records in accordancewith the DHS FOIA regulations, as they apply to media requesters. As a media requester, you will be charged 10cents per page for duplication; the first 100 pages are free. We will construe the submission of yourrequest as an agreement to pay up to $25.00. You will be contacted before anyfurther fees are accrued. We have queried the appropriate program offices within CISA for responsive records. If any responsive records are located, they will bereviewed for determination of releasability. Please be assured that one of theprocessors in our office will respond to your request as expeditiously aspossible. We appreciate your patience as we proceed with your request. If you have any questions or wish to discussreformulation or an alternative time frame for the processing of your request,please contact FOIA office. You may sendan e-mail to NPPD.FOIA@HQ.DHS.GOV ,call free 703-235-2211 , or you may contact our FOIA Public Liaison inthe same manner. Additionally, you havea right to seek dispute resolution services from the Office of GovernmentInformation Services (OGIS) which mediates disputes between FOIA requesters andFederal agencies as a non-exclusive alternative to litigation. If you are requesting access to your ownrecords (which is considered a Privacy Act request), you should know that OGISdoes not have the authority to handle requests made under the Privacy Act of1974. You may contact OGIS asfollows: Office of GovernmentInformation Services, National Archives and Records Administration, 8601Adelphi Road-OGIS, College Park, Maryland 20740-6001, e-mail at ogis@nara.gov;telephone at 202-741-5770; toll free at 1-877-684-6448; or facsimile at202-741-5769. Your request has been assigned reference number 2019-NPFO-00133. Please refer to thisidentifier in any future correspondence. Tocheck the status of an CISA FOIA request, please visit http://www.dhs.gov/foia-status . Please note that to check the status of a request, you must enter the 2019-NPFO-00133 tracking number. Sincerely, CISA FOIA

From: Federal Emergency Management Agency

February 21, 2019 Greetings, Attached is our acknowledgment to your TSA FOIA request. The information you have requested is available on-line at the following web address: https://www.tsa.gov/foia/readingroom. Because the information you have requested is available on-line, the FOIA office has closed your request. If you need to contact this office again concerning your request, please provide the TSA reference number. This will enable us to quickly retrieve the information you are seeking and reduce our response time. This office can be reached at 571-227-2300. (https://www.tsa.gov/foia/readingroom.) Regards, TSA FOIA Branch

From: Federal Emergency Management Agency

Good Morning Mr. Kick,

I am assisting with processing your FOIA request and hope you can help clarify one element within your request.

You seek: FEMA's FOIA request log covering 2018, which includes a field showing the subject of each request and a field for the final disposition.

Being our Fiscal year runs from October 1 of each year to September 30, please can you advise if you seek:

1. January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018; or
2. October 1, 2017 - September 30, 2018

Thank you in advance for your assistance.

Paula Presley
Program Specialist - Disclosure Branch
Division of Information Management
Office of the Chief Administrative Officer
Federal Emergency Management Agency
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Office 202-212-5877
Mobile 202-320-0187
Paula.presley@fema.dhs.gov<mailto:Paula.presley@fema.dhs.gov>

From: Federal Emergency Management Agency

Good Afternoon, This email is to provide you with a status update on your request, as well as seek additional information from you. We have received responsive records from the relevant program office and are processing them for release to you. However, we will need further confirmation on the precise date you are seeking records on. When you asked for our agency's FOIArequest log covering 2018, did you mean fiscal year 2018 (October 1, 2017 to September 30, 2018) or calendar year 2018 (January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018)? Please give us a response by the close of business on 04/12/19. If we do not receive a response from you by then, we will proceed with answering the request with the fiscal year 2018 records set. Richards, Audrey
Disclosure Branch
Information Management Division
Office of the Chief Administrative Officer
Federal Emergency Management Agency
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Telephone: (202) 646-3323
FEMA-FOIA@fema.dhs.gov

From: Russ Kick

Thanks for checking about this. I would like the FOIA log for calendar year 2018.

--RK

From: Federal Emergency Management Agency

Greetings,
Please find the attached correspondence related to your Freedom of Information Act request.  If you need to contact this office again concerning your request, please provide the CISA reference number. This will enable us to quickly retrieve the information you are seeking and reduce our response time.
Regards,
Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Phone: 703-235-2211
Fax: 703-235-2052
E-mail: NPPD.FOIA@dhs.gov
CISA Website

From: Federal Emergency Management Agency

Dear Mr. Kick:

Part 1 of 2

Attached is the final response to your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request. If you need to contact our office concerning this request, please call (202) 212-3323 or email FEMA-FOIA@fema.dhs.gov<mailto:FEMA-FOIA@fema.dhs.gov> and reference your FOIA tracking number 2019-FEFO-00301.

Regards,

Paula Presley
Program Specialist - Disclosure Branch
Division of Information Management
Office of the Chief Administrative Officer
Federal Emergency Management Agency
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Office 202-212-5877
Mobile 202-320-0187
Paula.presley@fema.dhs.gov<mailto:Paula.presley@fema.dhs.gov>

From: Federal Emergency Management Agency

Part 2 of 2

Paula Presley
Program Specialist - Disclosure Branch
Division of Information Management
Office of the Chief Administrative Officer
Federal Emergency Management Agency
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Office 202-212-5877
Mobile 202-320-0187
Paula.presley@fema.dhs.gov<mailto:Paula.presley@fema.dhs.gov>

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