Department of State index of FOIA releases

Jason Smathers filed this request with the U.S. Department of State of the United States of America.


From: Jason Smathers

To Whom It May Concern:

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

The index released on December 3, 2010 in FOIA Case 201002837.

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, 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.


Jason Smathers

From: Department of State

From: Jason Smathers

I agree to fees up to $10 billed according to the news media fee category.

From: FOIA Requester Service Center

Mr. Smathers,

Your e-mail has been forwarded to the case analyst for appropriate
action. I hope this information is helpful. If you have further concerns
or have any questions regarding any FOIA-related matter, please contact
the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at (202) 261-8484, or fax us at
(202) 261-8582 or send an e-mail to

Chris Barnes
U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center
(202) 261-8484

From: Department of State