FOIA outliers: queues, high volume procedures, FIFO exceptions + unusual circumstances (Social Security Administration)

Emma Best filed this request with the Social Security Administration of the United States of America.
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SSA-2019-002613

Multi Request FOIA outliers: queues, high volume procedures, FIFO exceptions + unusual circumstances
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From: Emma Best

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

* Documents describing or generated as part of the establishment of any different processing queues for FOIA requests

* Documents describing the rules and procedures governing any different processing FOIA queues

* Documents, produced in the previous 15 years, containing reports or statistics describing the FOIA processing queues

* Documents describing procedures for the handling or coordination of requests from high volume FOIA requesters

* Documents describing procedures, rules and prerequisites for any exceptions to processing requests in a "first in, first out" process

* Documents describing procedures and rules for the processing of especially complex or delicate FOIA requests

* Documents describing procedures and rules for the processing of 'high visibility' FOIA requests, such as those which are likely to elicit reactions from the media or the public

* Documents describing procedures and rules for the processing of FOIA requests from members of Congress and federal government agencies

* Documents describing procedures and rules for the processing of FOIA requests from non-federal law enforcement agencies

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,

Emma Best

From: Social Security Administration

The FOIA request - SSA-2019-002613 description has been modified. Additional details for this item are as follows:
* Tracking Number: SSA-2019-002613
* Requester: Emma Best
* Submitted Date: 06/06/2019
* Description: To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

* Documents describing or generated as part of the establishment of any different processing queues for FOIA requests

* Documents describing the rules and procedures governing any different processing FOIA queues

* Documents, produced in the previous 15 years, containing reports or statistics describing the FOIA processing queues

* Documents describing procedures for the handling or coordination of requests from high volume FOIA requesters

* Documents describing procedures, rules and prerequisites for any exceptions to processing requests in a "first in, first out" process

* Documents describing procedures and rules for the processing of especially complex or delicate FOIA requests

* Documents describing procedures and rules for the processing of 'high visibility' FOIA requests, such as those which are likely to elicit reactions from the media or the public

* Documents describing procedures and rules for the processing of FOIA requests from members of Congress and federal government agencies

* Documents describing procedures and rules for the processing of FOIA requests from non-federal law enforcement agencies

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,

Emma Best

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From: Social Security Administration

Your request for Fee Waiver for the FOIA request SSA-2019-002613 has been denied.
* Fee Waiver Disposition Reason: Our response to your request for a fee waiver will be in a subsequent email with an attached letter.

From: Social Security Administration

Dear Ms. Best:
Please see our attached fee waiver response for your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, SSA-2019-002613.
Please do not reply to this email correspondence.  If you have an account with FOIAonline, you can correspond directly with us by logging into your account.  If you need to correspond with us regarding your FOIA request but do not have an account with FOIAonline, please send your correspondence to FOIA.Public.Liaison@ssa.gov.  Please include your FOIA tracking number in your email.
Sincerely,
The FOIA Team
Social Security Administration

From: Social Security Administration

Dear Ms. Best:
We have attached our fee estimate for your FOIA request. Please respond within 10 business days with payment.
Please do not reply to this email correspondence.  If you have an account with FOIAonline, you can correspond directly with us by logging into your account.  If you need to correspond with us regarding your FOIA request but do not have an account with FOIAonline, please send your correspondence to FOIA.Public.Liaison@ssa.gov.  Please include your FOIA tracking number in your email.
Sincerely,
The FOIA Team
Social Security Administration

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