Applications, approvals, and rejections of biometric exit systems

Phil Mocek filed this request with the United States Customs and Border Protection of the United States of America.
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CBP-2020-041147, CBP-OFO-2020-041147

CBP-2020-041147

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From: Phil Mocek

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Applications for approval, approvals, and denials, of biometric air exit systems (i.e., of existing or proposed systems to use biometric identification such as face recognition for people who wish to exit the United States by air).

Background: In addendum number one to Port of Seattle RFP 19-86, "SEA Airport Biometric Air Exit System," item two directs proposers to address the following question in their initial proposal submittal: "CBP APPROVAL: Has the solution you are proposing in this RFP been approved by the CBP per item #3 of the Biometric Air Exit Business Requirements Document, v2.0?"

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 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Phil Mocek

From: United States Customs and Border Protection

This message is to confirm your request submission to the FOIAonline application: View Request. Request information is as follows: (https://www.foiaonline.gov/foiaonline/action/public/submissionDetails?trackingNumber=CBP-2020-041147&type=request)

* Tracking Number: CBP-2020-041147
* Requester Name: Phil Mocek
* Date Submitted: 03/08/2020
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description:
To Whom It May Concern:

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

Applications for approval, approvals, and denials, of biometric air exit systems (i.e., of existing or proposed systems to use biometric identification such as face recognition for people who wish to exit the United States by air).

Background: In addendum number one to Port of Seattle RFP 19-86, "SEA Airport Biometric Air Exit System," item two directs proposers to address the following question in their initial proposal submittal: "CBP APPROVAL: Has the solution you are proposing in this RFP been approved by the CBP per item #3 of the Biometric Air Exit Business Requirements Document, v2.0?"

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 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Phil Mocek

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From: United States Customs and Border Protection

The FOIA request CBP-2020-041147 has had its Tracking Number changed to CBP-OFO-2020-041147. This is normally due to the request being transferred to another agency (for example, EPA to Dept. of Commerce) or to a sub-agency to process it. Additional details for this request are as follows:

* Old Tracking Number:
CBP-2020-041147
* New Tracking Number:
CBP-OFO-2020-041147
* Requester Name:
Phil Mocek
* Date Submitted:
03/08/2020
* Long Description:
To Whom It May Concern:

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

Applications for approval, approvals, and denials, of biometric air exit systems (i.e., of existing or proposed systems to use biometric identification such as face recognition for people who wish to exit the United States by air).

Background: In addendum number one to Port of Seattle RFP 19-86, "SEA Airport Biometric Air Exit System," item two directs proposers to address the following question in their initial proposal submittal: "CBP APPROVAL: Has the solution you are proposing in this RFP been approved by the CBP per item #3 of the Biometric Air Exit Business Requirements Document, v2.0?"

From: United States Customs and Border Protection

Phil Mocek
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03/14/2020
CBP-OFO-2020-041147
Dear Phil Mocek:
This notice acknowledges receipt of your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) received on 03/08/2020 requesting applications for approval, approvals, and denials, of biometric air exit systems (i.e., of existing or proposed systems to use biometric identification such as face recognition for people who wish to exit the United States by air).
Please use the following unique FOIA tracking number CBP-OFO-2020-041147 to track the status of your request.  If you have not already done so, you must create a FOIAonline account at https://foiaonline.gov.  This is the only method available to check the status of your pending FOIA request. (https://foiaonline.regulations.gov/)
Provisions of the Act allow us to recover part of the cost of complying with your request.  We shall charge you for records in accordance with the DHS FOIA regulations outlined on the DHS website, https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2016/11/22/2016-28095/freedom-of-information-act-regulations. By submitting your request, you have agreed to pay up to $25.00 in applicable processing fees, if any fees associated with your request exceed this amount, CBP shall contact you; however, the first 100 pages are free. (https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2016/11/22/2016-28095/freedom-of-information-act-regulations)
Due to the increasing number of FOIA requests received by this office, we may encounter some delay in processing your request.  Consistent with 6 C.F.R. Part 5 § 5.5(a) of the DHS FOIA regulations, CBP processes FOIA requests according to their order of receipt.  Although CBP’s goal is to respond within 20 business days of receipt of your request, FOIA does permit a 10-day extension of this time period in certain circumstances pursuant to 6 C.F.R. Part 5 § 5.5(c).
CBP’s FOIA Division is working hard to reduce the amount of time necessary to respond to FOIA requests.  We truly appreciate your continued patience.
For additional information please consult CBP FOIA website please click on FOIA Act Resources or visit (http://www.cbp.gov/site-policy-notices/foia) http://www.cbp.gov/site-policy-notices/foia. (http://www.cbp.gov/site-policy-notices/foia)
Sincerely,
U.S. Customs and Border Protection

From: United States Customs and Border Protection

The FOIA request CBP-OFO-2020-041147 has had its Tracking Number changed to CBP-2020-041147. This is normally due to the request being transferred to another agency (for example, EPA to Dept. of Commerce) or to a sub-agency to process it. Additional details for this request are as follows:

* Old Tracking Number:
CBP-OFO-2020-041147
* New Tracking Number:
CBP-2020-041147
* Requester Name:
Phil Mocek
* Date Submitted:
03/08/2020
* Long Description:
To Whom It May Concern:

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

Applications for approval, approvals, and denials, of biometric air exit systems (i.e., of existing or proposed systems to use biometric identification such as face recognition for people who wish to exit the United States by air).

Background: In addendum number one to Port of Seattle RFP 19-86, "SEA Airport Biometric Air Exit System," item two directs proposers to address the following question in their initial proposal submittal: "CBP APPROVAL: Has the solution you are proposing in this RFP been approved by the CBP per item #3 of the Biometric Air Exit Business Requirements Document, v2.0?"

From: United States Customs and Border Protection

CBP-2020-041147 has been processed with the following final disposition: No Records.

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