FOIA Regulations and Guidelines for Requesters and Officers (Peace Corps)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Peace Corps of the United States of America.
Tracking # 17-0082
Status
Completed

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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 [https://www.justice.gov/oip/oip­guidance/guidance­agency­foia­regulations] and the associated template [https://www.justice.gov/oip/template­agency­foia­regulations])

• 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.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

From: FOIA

Dear Ms. Lipton,

There is no record that the FOIA office received such previously submitted request.

Has your previously submitted request been assigned a tracking number? If so please provide it.
Best Regards
FOIA/PA Specialist

From: Beryl Lipton

No, this is the first response we've received from your office. Please consider this a new request.

From: FOIA

Dear Ms. Lipton,

This serves as acknowledgement of your FOIA request which has been assigned tracking number 17-0082.

This request is assigned to Candice Allgaier, you will receive a response within 20 business days. If you have any questions, please contact Candice at (202) 6921-1181 or FOIA@peacecorps.gov<mailto:FOIA@peacecorps.gov>.

Sincerely,

Chanel Diggs
FOIA/PA Specialist

From: FOIA

Ms. Lipton,

I am writing to provide you a status update about your request.

There is a draft response under review, the final stage of processing.

You will have a response or another status update by June 12, 2017.

Sincerely,

Candice Allgaier
FOIA/PA Specialist
RPCV China 2007-2010

From: FOIA

Ms. Lipton,

Please see attachments.

Sincerely,

Candice Allgaier
FOIA/PA Specialist
RPCV China 2007-2010

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