FY2013 FOIA Log (Office of Special Counsel)

Jason Smathers filed this request with the Office of Special Counsel of the United States of America.
Tracking # 14-1148
Status
Completed

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From: Jason Smathers

To Whom It May Concern:

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

A log of all FOIA requests made in fiscal year 2013.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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,

Jason Smathers

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 21, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 21, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Request, Foia

Mr. Smathers,

Please find an acknowledgement letter attached. OSC anticipates making a determination with respect to this request (FO-14-1148) by September 12, 2014.

Christopher Kurt
FOIA/Privacy Act Officer
U.S. Office of Special Counsel
Tel: (202) 254-3716
Fax: (202) 254-3711

NOTE:  The information contained in this e-mail message, including any attached files, is intended only for the recipient(s) to whom it is addressed.  This message contains information that is sensitive, confidential, and/or protected by the attorney work product, law enforcement, deliberative process, or other privilege.  Any review, retransmission, dissemination or other use of, or taking of any action in reliance upon, this information by persons or entities other than the intended recipient(s) is strictly prohibited.  If you have received this message in error, please contact the sender immediately and delete the material from your computer system.
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From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 21, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Request, Foia

Please see my message dated January 16, 2014.

Christopher Kurt
FOIA/Privacy Act Officer
U.S. Office of Special Counsel
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From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 21, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #14-1148.

Thank you for your help.

From: Request, Foia

Please see my response below, dated Jan. 16, 2014.

Chris Kurt
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From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 21, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #14-1148.

Thank you for your help.

From: Request, Foia

Mr. Smathers,

Please see my response of Jan. 16, 2014.

Chris Kurt
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From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 21, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #14-1148.

Thank you for your help.

From: Request, Foia

Mr. Smathers,

Please see my response of Jan. 16, 2014.

Chris Kurt
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From: Stone, Pamela

Dear Mr. Smathers,

Attached please find the U.S. Office of Special Counsel's response to your Freedom of Information Act request FO-14-1148.

Sincerely,
--pam stone

_____________________
Pamela J. Stone
Attorney Advisor
Office of General Counsel
U.S. Office of Special Counsel
1730 M Street, N.W.
Suite 218
Washington, D.C. 20036
(202) 254-3663

NOTE: The information contained in this e-mail message, including any attached files, is intended only for the recipient(s) to whom it is addressed. This message contains information that is sensitive, confidential, and/or protected by the attorney work product, law enforcement, deliberative process, or other privilege. Any unauthorized retransmission, dissemination, or use of this information is strictly prohibited. If you have received this message in error, please contact the sender immediately and delete the material from your computer system.

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From: MuckRock

To Whom It May Concern:

Could you please clarify the contents of the last communication sent to this request's email address? The materials, labeled with tracking number FP-14-1198, contain two letters, one an email in reference to this FOIA request, made October 21, 2013, and another in reference to the "request dated January 21, 2014, in which you asked the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) to provide you with email records containing your name." Could you please clarify the discrepancy or provide the original request meant to accompany the latter letter?

Thanks so much,
Beryl, MuckRock

From: Request, Foia

The matter in question appears to involve a first-party request. Therefore, without an authorization signed by the requester, I cannot answer your question. You may have the requester contact us directly.

Sincerely,

Christopher Kurt
FOIA/Privacy Act Officer
U.S. Office of Special Counsel
Tel: (202) 254-3716
Fax: (202) 254-3711

NOTE: The information contained in this e-mail message, including any attached files, is intended only for the recipient(s) to whom it is addressed. This message contains information that is sensitive, confidential, and/or protected by the attorney work product, law enforcement, deliberative process, or other privilege. Any review, retransmission, dissemination or other use of, or taking of any action in reliance upon, this information by persons or entities other than the intended recipient(s) is strictly prohibited. If you have received this message in error, please contact the sender immediately and delete the material from your computer system.

From: Request, Foia

Request # FO-14-1148 is closed. OSC sent a response on February 12, 2015. As a courtesy, I have enclosed a copy of our response letter and release package.

Sincerely,

Christopher Kurt
FOIA/Privacy Act Officer
U.S. Office of Special Counsel
Tel: (202) 254-3716
Fax: (202) 254-3711

NOTE: The information contained in this e-mail message, including any attached files, is intended only for the recipient(s) to whom it is addressed. This message contains information that is sensitive, confidential, and/or protected by the attorney work product, law enforcement, deliberative process, or other privilege. Any review, retransmission, dissemination or other use of, or taking of any action in reliance upon, this information by persons or entities other than the intended recipient(s) is strictly prohibited. If you have received this message in error, please contact the sender immediately and delete the material from your computer system.

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