Gifts Received by House of Representatives

Michael Morisy filed this request with the General Services Administration of the United States of America.
Tracking # GSA-2016-000461
Est. Completion None
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From: Michael Morisy

To Whom It May Concern:

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

a copy of the listing/database/spreadsheet identifying gifts or decorations received by Members and employees of the House of Representatives and provided to GSA for disposal or disposition under Federal Management Regulation, Subchapter B – Personal Property, Part 102-42 Utilization, Donation and Disposal of Foreign Gifts and Decorations, under Section 102-42.60(2): “GSA is responsible for disposing of gifts or decorations received by Members and employees of the House of Representatives.”

I would like to get this listing/database/spreadsheet for all years available in the present/current database. I would prefer to receive this record output as an electronic/digital flat file or spreadsheet (csv or excel). Please include all fields, including the disposition field.

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,

Michael Morisy

From: gsa.foia@gsa.gov

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* Tracking Number: GSA-2016-000461
* Requester Name: Michael Morisy
* Date Submitted: 02/22/2016
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description: This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records: a copy of the listing/database/spreadsheet identifying gifts or decorations received by Members and employees of the House of Representatives and provided to GSA for disposal or disposition under Federal Management Regulation, Subchapter B – Personal Property, Part 102-42 Utilization, Donation and Disposal of Foreign Gifts and Decorations, under Section 102-42.60(2): “GSA is responsible for disposing of gifts or decorations received by Members and employees of the House of Representatives.” I would like to get this listing/database/spreadsheet for all years available in the present/current database. I would prefer to receive this record output as an electronic/digital flat file or spreadsheet (csv or excel). Please include all fields, including the disposition field. The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

From: GSA FOIA

Good Afternoon Mr. Morisy,

This is in reference to your General Services Administration (GSA) Freedom
of Information Act Request (FOIA) *(GSA-2016-000461),* where you are
requesting the following:

“I hereby request the following records: a copy of the
listing/database/spreadsheet identifying gifts or decorations received by
Members and employees of the House of Representatives and provided to GSA
for disposal or disposition under Federal Management Regulation, Subchapter
B – Personal Property, Part 102-42 Utilization, Donation and Disposal of
Foreign Gifts and Decorations, under Section 102-42.60(2): “GSA is
responsible for disposing of gifts or decorations received by Members and
employees of the House of Representatives.” I would like to get this
listing/database/spreadsheet for all years available in the present/current
database. I would prefer to receive this record output as an
electronic/digital flat file or spreadsheet (csv or excel). Please include
all fields, including the disposition field.”

The Freedom of Information Act provides authority to Federal Agencies to
release documents that are specifically identified by the requester. It
does not require an Agency to do an all-encompassing search of all records
in order to respond to requests. As written, we need additional
clarification to complete your request.

The Office managing your FOIA needs additional information in order to
proceed with your FOIA. Please clarify your request by letting us know the
following information:

*1. *You state: “I would like to get this listing/database/spreadsheet for
all years available in the present/current database.”* Would you please
clarify a date range; and *

*2. *You state: “Please include all fields, including the disposition
field.”* Please clarify the data fields you need.*

Please provide clarifications by *March 11, 2016*, otherwise we will
interpret this as you no longer being interested in the matter and your
FOIA request will be canceled without further notification on our part.
This action does not constitute a denial of your request nor does it affect
your rights to submit future FOIA requests to this Agency.

Please reference FOIA Request number *#GSA-2016-000461 *when you respond.

Respectfully,
Freedom of Information Act
Requester Service Center
U.S. General Services Administration
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Washington, DC 20405
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From: GSA FOIA

Good Morning Mr. Michael Morisy,

This is in reference to your General Services Administration (GSA) Freedom of
Information Act Request (FOIA) GSA-2016-000461. As indicated in the email
string below, our office requested clarification on February 26, 2016, with
a due date to respond by March 11, 2016. As indicated in our request for
clarification, if we do not receive a response by the due date we will
interpret
this as you no longer being interested in the matter and your FOIA request
will be canceled without further notification on our part.

If you wish to reopen the FOIA request, please respond to the February 26,
2016, request for clarification immediately, otherwise the request will
remain closed. Thank you.

Respectfully,
Freedom of Information Act
Requester Service Center
U.S. General Services Administration
1800 F Street, Northwest, Room 7300
Washington, DC 20405
Toll Free number:(855) 675-FOIA
Fax number:(202) 501-2727

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which is legally privileged. The information is intended only for the use
of the individual or entity to whom it is addressed. Please do not forward
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the employee or agent responsible for delivering it to the intended
recipient, you are hereby notified that any disclosure, copying,
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