Bill Nelson Customary Use

USA Herald filed this request with the U.s. Senator Bill Nelson of the United States of America.
Due Sept. 5, 2018
Est. Completion None
Awaiting Response


From: USA Herald

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All e-mails from or between Senator Bill Nelson and staff regarding the following items, between October 2017 and the present:

"SB 804"
"HB 631"
"beach access"
"customary use"
"Rick Scott" AND "beach house"

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.


USA Herald

From: U.s. Senator Bill Nelson

August 28, 2018

MuckRock News
DEPT MR 58970
411A Highland Ave
Somerville, Massachusetts 02144-2516

Delivered via e-mail to

We are in receipt of your request dated August 13, 2018.

Congressional records, including those of United States Senators, are not subject to the Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA").

For press questions regarding Senator Nelson's work on the issue of beach access in Florida, please contact our communications team by calling 202-224-1679.

Thank you for your message.


Sandeep Prasanna
General Counsel
Office of U.S. Senator Bill Nelson

From: USA Herald

So, to be clear, Senator Bill Nelson does not feel the need to be transparent on this issue? Further, as his state has one of the broadest public records laws in the U.S., does he feel that these laws are unnecessary?


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