Deregulation task force materials (Department of Treasury)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Department of Treasury of the United States of America.
Tracking #


Est. Completion None
Fix Required


From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any and all materials related to any and all "deregulation task force" organization, considerations, recommendations, and determinations related to divisions within this agency. On February 28, 2017, President Donald Trump, in a speech before members of Congress, stated: "We have undertaken a historic effort to massively reduce job-crushing regulations, creating a deregulation task force inside of every Government agency; imposing a new rule which mandates that for every 1 new regulation, 2 old regulations must be eliminated...."

By Executive Order, issued February 25, 2017, President Donald Trump ordered that within 60 days of the date of this order, a time period that concludes today, the head of each agency "shall designate an agency official as its Regulatory Reform Officer (RRO)."

Please include all communications, databases, organizational charts, evaluations, reports, audits, or any other materials related to the following elements:

• All organizational and structural materials related to the set up of the task force, including the names of all members and responsibilities.
• All materials related to meetings between members or auxiliary members of the task force, including notes, meeting minutes, agendas
• All available lists and related materials regarding regulations to be kept and regulations to be cut, as well as any notes, reports, or other materials being used to support or inform the assignments

Please provide materials on a rolling basis.

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.


Beryl Lipton



The U.S. Department of the Treasury has received the information you submitted to the<> mailbox.

If you are submitting a FOIA request, this courtesy reply does not replace the acknowledgement letter which will include a FOIA case number once your request has been entered into our FOIA Request Tracking System.

If you are seeking the status of a pending FOIA request for which you have a FOIA case number, please call (202) 622-0930 to obtain the status of your request.

Please visit our FOIA Library at

Thank you for contacting the U.S. Department of the Treasury.


Good Morning,

Please see the Department of the Treasury's receipt letter pertaining to your recently submitted FOIA request. Please refer to the information provided in the receipt letter when inquiring about your FOIA request.


Katelyn DeLucca
Government Information Specialist
Privacy, Transparancy, Records
Department of the Treasury


Dear Mr. Lipton,

Attached, please find Treasury's response to your April 25, 2017 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. Please let me know if you have any questions.

Daniel Olsen
FOIA Analyst, FOIA and Transparency
Privacy, Transparency, and Records
U.S. Department of the Treasury
(202) 622-1108


From: Beryl Lipton

Hello Mr. Olsen,

Thank you for your message. I agree to pay fees up to $25 and will be willing to negotiate any associated costs that exceed that amount.

Thank you very much for your help.

Best wishes,


I have reached out to the office conducting the search and will provide you with an update as soon as I receive a response from them.

Daniel Olsen
FOIA Analyst, FOIA and Transparency
Privacy, Transparency, and Records
U.S. Department of the Treasury<>
(202) 622-1108



Delivery has failed to these recipients or groups:<>
Your message can't be delivered because you do not have permissions to send to this email address. Ask the recipient’s e-mail administrator to grant you permissions and then try again. For more information about this issue see DSN code 5.7.1 in Exchange Online<>.

Diagnostic information for administrators:

Generating server:
Remote Server returned '550 5.7.1 RESOLVER.RST.NotAuthorized; not authorized'

Original message headers:

Received: from ( by
( with Microsoft SMTP Server (TLS) id 15.0.1320.4; Fri, 6 Oct
2017 05:01:54 -0400
Received: from D98IRONPORT01P_MAIL.DO.TREAS.GOV ( by ( with Microsoft SMTP Server id
15.0.1320.4 via Frontend Transport; Fri, 6 Oct 2017 05:01:54 -0400
X-IronPort-Anti-Spam-Filtered: true
X-IronPort-Anti-Spam-Result: =?us-ascii?q?A0AvCgAsRtdZ/x4eSwpYAxwBAQQBAQoBA?=
X-IPAS-Result: =?us-ascii?q?A0AvCgAsRtdZ/x4eSwpYAxwBAQQBAQoBAYIzCnUoA2RuJ4N?=
X-IronPort-AV: E=Sophos;i="5.42,482,1500955200";
Received: from ([])
by D98IRONPORT01P_MAIL.DO.TREAS.GOV with ESMTP; 06 Oct 2017 05:01:47 -0400
Received: from by
(PMDF V6.6 #32107) id <> for; Fri, 06 Oct 2017 05:01:47 -0400 (EDT)
Received: from ([])
by (PMDF V6.6 #32107)
with ESMTP id <> for; Fri, 06 Oct 2017 05:01:46 -0400 (EDT)
Received: from ([])
by with ESMTP/TLS/AES128-SHA; Fri,
06 Oct 2017 09:01:44 +0000
Received: from (unknown [])
by (Postfix) with ESMTP id C7E20E8B8B9 for
<>; Fri, 06 Oct 2017 09:01:41 +0000 (UTC)
Received: from ([])
by with ESMTP/TLS/AES128-GCM-SHA256; Fri,
06 Oct 2017 09:01:39 +0000
Received: by with HTTP; Fri, 06 Oct 2017 09:01:37 +0000