Chief FOIA officer exemption 5 guidance (Federal Communications Commission)

Shawn Musgrave filed this request with the Federal Communications Commission of the United States of America.
Tracking # 2014-004
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From: Shawn Musgrave

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

Any guidance, memo, protocol, directive or other document (or segment of another document) written by or for the Chief FOIA/Privacy Officer that provides departmental application of FOIA exemption 5 from 1990 to the day this request is processed.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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,

Shawn Musgrave

From: Stephanie Kost

Dear Mr. Musgrave:

This acknowledges receipt of your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request filed with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Your request has been assigned FOIA control number 2014-004. Agencies are allowed 20 working days to respond to your request, extending this period for an additional 10 working days under certain circumstances. See 5 U.S.C. § 552(a)(6)(A)(i) and 5 U.S.C. § 552(a)(6)(B)(i). We anticipate responding to your request on 11/15/13. If additional time is needed to respond to your request you will be notified.

If you have any questions concerning this notice, please call the FOIA Office at: (202) 418-0440.

FCC FOIA Office

From: Joanne Wall

Mr. Musgrave,

This is in response to your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request filed with the Federal Communications Commission requesting “[a]ny guidance, memo, protocol, directive or other document (or segment of another document) written by or for the Chief FOIA /Privacy Officer that provides departmental application of FOIA exemption 5 from 1990 to the day this request is processed.” The request was assigned FCC FOIA Control No. 2014-004, with a response due November 15, 2013. Pursuant to 47 C.F.R. § 0.461(g)(1)(ii), we are extending the date for responding to your request to November 29, 2013.

Sincerely,

Joanne F. Wall

Federal Communications Commission
Office of General Counsel
Administrative Law Division
445 - 12th Street, SW
Washington, DC 20554

From: Rhonda Hill

Please see attached FOIA response letter from OGC.

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