FOIA logs 2017: A-M (Federal Election Commission)

Russ Kick filed this request with the Federal Election Commission of the United States of America.
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From: Russ Kick

To Whom It May Concern:

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

your agency's FOIA request log covering 2017, which includes a field showing the subject of each request and a field for the final disposition.

Further, I request that this document be sent in any digital formats in which it exists (such as PDF and Excel). Under the terms of the E-FOIA Amendments of 1996, Section 5, if a document exists in electronic format, it must be released in that format upon request.

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.

Sincerely,

Russ Kick

From: Federal Election Commission

Dear Mr. Kick:

This email acknowledges receipt of your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request dated January 5, 2018.

Please note that, depending upon the nature of your request, we may be able to respond to you more quickly if you are able to state your request more specifically or narrowly, either in terms of the scope of documents you have requested or by refining the time frame of your request. If you would like to discuss this option or if you have any questions, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center at (202) 694-1650. Please include the following tracking number in all future correspondence regarding this matter – FOIA Request 2018-029.

Thank you for contacting the Federal Election Commission.

Sincerely,

Christopher Mealy

FOIA Requester Service Center

From: Federal Election Commission

January 12, 2018

VIA ELECTRONIC MAIL

Russ Kick

MuckRock.com

requests@muckrock.com<mailto:requests@muckrock.com>

Subject: Your Freedom of Information Act Request to the Federal Election Commission (2018-029)

Dear Mr. Kick:

This email is in response to your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, dated and received by the Federal Election Commission’s (FEC) FOIA Requester Service Center on January 5, 2018. You requested a copy of:

“our agency's FOIA request log covering 2017, which includes a field showing the subject of each request and a field for the final disposition.”

We have searched our records and located the requested document. Attached is a copy of the FEC FOIA request log for the period requested, which we are releasing in full. Therefore, we are granting your request.

You may contact our FOIA Public Liaison, Robert Kahn, at (202) 694-1650 for any further assistance and to discuss any aspect of your request. Additionally, you may contact the Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) at the National Archives and Records Administration to inquire about the FOIA mediation services they offer. The contact information for OGIS is as follows: Office of Government Information Services, National Archives and Records Administration, 8601 Adelphi Road-OGIS, College Park, Maryland 20740-6001, e-mail at ogis@nara.gov; telephone at 202-741-5770; toll free at 1-877-684-6448; or facsimile at 202-741-5769.

If you are not satisfied with the response to this request, you may administratively appeal by writing to the Chief FOIA Officer, Federal Election Commission, 999 E Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20463, or sending an e-mail to foia@fec.gov. Any such appeal should follow the guidelines set forth in the Commission’s FOIA regulations at 11 C.F.R. § 4.8. Thank you for contacting the FEC.

Sincerely,

Christopher Mealy

FOIA Requester Service Center

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