FOIA Regulations and Guidelines for Requesters and Officers (Bureau of Indian Affairs)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Bureau of Indian Affairs of the United States of America.


From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

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

• The manual that this FOIA office uses to process FOIA requests, or, if no manual exists, other guiding documentation/protocols for processing Freedom of Information Requests.

• All guides to agency Freedom of Information Act request regulations (For reference, see the Department of Justice's Guidance on FOIA Regulations [­guidance/guidance­agency­foia­regulations] and the associated template [­agency­foia­regulations])

• All guidelines and regulations regarding the submission and processing of appeals, including but not limited to:
- ­ The appropriate person or position to whom an appeal should be submitted
­ - The appropriate address to which an appeal should be submitted
­ - Any appropriate fax numbers and email addresses available for the submission of appeals ­ All guidelines regarding the processing time and procedures for appeals
­- All rights related to the submission of appeals, including those related to appeal rights for constructive denial

If any responses include direction to an online location or similarly publicly-available material, please provide direct links or file downloads.

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


God afternoon Ms. Lipton,

Thank you for your correspondence seeking copies of information from our
program. The information that you have inquired on is available in the
public domain. You may access copies of the requested infromation at:

If you have any questions regarding this matter please feel free to contact
our office.


Monique Hartgrove

From: Beryl Lipton

Thanks so much for the link - however, it looks as it the page isn't working? It says

An error occurred while processing your request.
Reference #29.c9df02cc.1460301253.50be0a2


Hello Ms. Lipton,

Please accept my apology fr the inconvenience. Pleasetry enetering eiher of
the following addresses in your browser. It may have been a system issue
that prevented you from pulling up the webpage on the day that you


Monique Hartgrove


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