|Multi Request||COVID-19 FOIA impact|
|Submitted||March 16, 2020|
|Due||April 13, 2020|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:
Records mentioning or describing any impact on the processing of FOIA requests caused by COVID-19 AKA the Corona virus.
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.
Greetings Ms. Best,
Thank you for submitting your request. We are experiencing technical errors that prevents me from sending you a formalized letter. However, once we are up and running I will email you an official acknowledgement letter. Your request was assigned case #: FOIA 0123-2020.
Due to the current pandemic, we have a limited staff and we are unable to process your request within the 20 days. A case officer will be in touch with you in the coming weeks to give you an estimated processing time.
Thank you in advance for understanding and for your patience.
Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
Freedom of Information Act Office (FOIA) FAC2C