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Martin Peck filed this request with the U.S. Department of State of the United States of America.
Tracking # F-2015-16369
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From: Martin Peck

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Count of the number of Classification Guides produced by Original Classification Authorities (OCAs) on behalf of the Secretary of State within the Department per Executive Order 13526- Original Classification Authority. Please provide a count of classification guides in use by the Department for the years 2010 through 2015, inclusive, as available. Thank you!

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 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, DVD-R, or BD-R 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,

Martin Peck

From: FOIA Request

Your query has been forwarded to the FOIA Requester Status mailbox for reply.

From: FOIA Status

Dear Martin Peck,

This is in reference to your email dated December 2, 2015, inquiring about the status of your Freedom of Information Act request. The case control number assigned to your request is F-2015-16369. A copy of your email has been forwarded to the office that is processing your request. Information will be provided to you soon.

If you have any questions regarding the status of your request, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at 202-261-8484 and refer to your case control number.

Sincerely,

Suzanne Gardner
U.S. Department of State

This email is UNCLASSIFIED.

From: FOIA Status

To Whom It May Concern,

This is a follow up to your email dated December 2, 2015. Our office was recently informed that your request is being processed and that the estimated completion date is December 31, 2016.

Sincerely,

Suzanne Gardner
U.S. Department of State.

This email is UNCLASSIFIED.

From: FOIA Status

FOIA Status would like to recall the message, "Freedom of Information Request: GuidedIncrements - Case control number P-2015-12817".

From: Department of State

A fix is required to perfect the request.

From: FOIA Status

Dear Martin Peck,

This is a follow-up to the e-mail that our office sent to you on December 7, 2015. Our system showed an error message and it wasn't clear if you had received this message or a diffierent message in error. Please accept an apology for any messages that you may have received in error.

Sincerely,

Charlotte W. Duckett
U.S. Department of State

This email is UNCLASSIFIED.

From: Martin Peck

Please limit search to materials for which fees are not required. Please estimate, if possible, the scale of fees in order of magnitude for potentially responsive documents for this request. Thank you!

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Peck,

The e-mail and information you sent in has been forwarded to the Analyst working on your case.

I hope this information is helpful. If you have further concerns or have any questions regarding any FOIA-related matter, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at (202) 261-8484, or fax us at (202) 261-8579 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov>.

Angela Burks
U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center
(202) 261-8484
foiastatus@state.gov

From: FOIA Status

To Whom It May Concern,

This is a follow up to your email dated January 18, 2016. Our office was recently informed that your request is being processed and that the estimated completion date is December 31, 2016.

Sincerely,

Suzanne Gardner
U.S. Department of State.

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Peck,

The Department’s electronic case notes indicate the case is still open. The searches are still pending. Each case is different and the processing time depends on the complexity of information requested, the location of the information, and the time it takes to review the records.

The estimated completion date (ECD) for this case is: December 2016

U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center
(202) 261-8484
foiastatus@state.gov

In accordance with Executive Order 13526, this message is UNCLASSIFIED

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Peck,

The Department's electronic case notes indicate the case is still open. The searches are still pending. Each case is different and the processing time depends on the complexity of information requested, the location of the information, and the time it takes to review the records.

The estimated completion date (ECD) for this case is: December 2016

U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center
(202) 261-8484
foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov>

From: FOIA Status

Dear Martin Peck,

This is in reference to your e-mail dated April 21, 2016, inquiring about the status of your Freedom of Information Act request. A copy of your e-mail has been forwarded to the office that is processing your request. Our office has requested an update on the status of your request. The estimated completion date of your request is December 2016.

Sincerely,

Charlotte W. Duckett
U.S. Department of State

From: FOIA Status

Martin Peck-At this time the estimated completion date is still December 30, 2016.
Regards,
Katrina
FOIA Requester Service Center

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Peck,

The Department's electronic case notes indicate the case is still open. The searches are still pending. Each case is different and the processing time depends on the complexity of information requested, the location of the information, and the time it takes to review the records.

The estimated completion date (ECD) for this case is December 31, 2016.

ECDs are subject to change and are "strictly" estimates and not intended to be used as "actual" dates of completion, due to various extenuating factors, which are beyond the control of the Branch, which may or may not include coordination with other Agencies during the process (referrals, concurrences, etc.). Interim release dates are provided, as applicable.

I hope this information is helpful. If you have further concerns or any questions regarding any FOIA-related matter, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at (202) 261-8484, or fax us at (202) 261-8579 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov.

Dominique Cotten
U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center
(202) 261-8484
foiastatus@state.gov

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Peck,

This is in reply to your email of July 25, 2016 regarding your FOIA case. The Department's electronic case notes indicate the case is still open. The searches are still pending. Each case is different and the processing time depends on the complexity of information requested, the location of the information, and the time it takes to review the records.

The estimated completion date (ECD) for this case is December 31, 2016.

Please note that ECDs are subject to change and are "strictly" estimates and are not intended to be used as "actual" dates of completion, due to various extenuating factors, which are beyond the control of the Branch, which may or may not include coordination with other Agencies during the process (referrals, concurrences, etc.). Interim release dates are provided, as applicable.

We hope this information is helpful. If you have further concerns or any questions regarding any FOIA-related matter, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at (202) 261-8484, or fax us at (202) 261-8579 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov>.

Sincerely,
U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center
(202) 261-8484
foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov>

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Peck,

This is in reply to your email of August 24, 2016, regarding your FOIA case. The Department's electronic case notes indicate the case is still open. The searches are still pending. Each case is different and the processing time depends on the complexity of information requested, the location of the information, and the time it takes to review the records.

The estimated completion date (ECD) for this case is December 31, 2016.

Please note that ECDs are subject to change and are "strictly" estimates and are not intended to be used as "actual" dates of completion, due to various extenuating factors, which are beyond the control of the Branch, which may or may not include coordination with other Agencies during the process (referrals, concurrences, etc.). Interim release dates are provided, as applicable.

We hope this information is helpful. If you have further concerns or any questions regarding any FOIA-related matter, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at (202) 261-8484, or fax us at (202) 261-8579 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov@@http://redirect.state.sbu/?url=mailto:foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov%3chttp://redirect.state.sbu/?url=mailto:foiastatus@state.gov@@>.
Sincerely,

Suzanne Gardner
U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center
(202) 261-8484
foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov>

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Peck-At this time the estimated completion date is still 12/31/2016.
Regards,
Katrina
FOIA Requester Service Center

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Peck,

The Department's electronic case notes indicate the case is still open. The searches are still pending. Each case is different and the processing time depends on the complexity of information requested, the location of the information, and the time it takes to review the records.

The estimated completion date (ECD) for this case is December 31, 2016.

ECDs are subject to change and are "strictly" estimates and not intended to be used as "actual" dates of completion, due to various extenuating factors, which may or may not include coordination with other Agencies during the process (referrals, concurrences, etc.). Interim release dates are provided, as applicable.

I hope this information is helpful. If you have further concerns or any questions regarding any FOIA-related matter, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at (202) 261-8484, or fax us at (202) 261-8579 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov.

Dominique Cotten
U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center
(202) 261-8484
foiastatus@state.gov

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Peck,

The Department's electronic case notes indicate the case is still open. I have contacted the case manager assigned to your case and requested an estimated completion date and status update. Once the information becomes available, you will be contacted with further detail.

I hope this information is helpful. If you have further concerns or any questions regarding any FOIA-related matter, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at (202) 261-8484, or fax us at (202) 261-8579 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov>.

Sincerely,

Jasmin Berhane
U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center
(202) 261-8484
foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov>

From: FOIA Status

Dear Martin Peck,

Your email has been forwarded to the Branch Chief and the Analyst working on the case. Our office has requested an update on the status of your request and also a confirmation on the estimated completion date. Information will be provided to you as it becomes available.

I hope this information is helpful. If you have further concerns or have any questions regarding any FOIA-related matter, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at (202) 261-8484, or fax us at (202) 261-8582 or send an email to foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov>.

S. Floyd
U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center
(202) 261-8484
foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov>

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Peck,

I have contacted the Case Analyst and requested a status update and estimated completion date for your case. The Analyst will contact the bureaus doing the searches and the individuals reviewing the material. This will take some time because each case is different. The search and review time varies. The time depends on the complexity of information requested and the time it takes to review the material.

I hope this information is helpful. If you have further concerns or any questions regarding any FOIA-related matter, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at (202) 261-8484, or fax us at (202) 261-8579 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov

Dominique Cotten
U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center
(202) 261-8484
foiastatus@state.gov

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Peck,

I have contacted the Case Analyst and requested a status update and estimated completion date for your case. The Analyst will contact the bureaus doing the searches and the individuals reviewing the material. This will take some time because each case is different. The search and review time varies. The time depends on the complexity of information requested and the time it takes to review the material.

I hope this information is helpful. If you have further concerns or any questions regarding any FOIA-related matter, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at (202) 261-8484, or fax us at (202) 261-8579 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov

Dominique Cotten
U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center
(202) 261-8484
foiastatus@state.gov

From: FOIA Status

Dear Mr. Peck,

This is in reference to your email regarding FOIA case control number F-2015-16369. We have contacted the Chief in the Compliance and Research Branch assigned to the case and have asked for a status report and an updated estimated completion date. We will provide the information as soon as we receive it.

We hope this information is helpful. If you have further concerns or any questions regarding any FOIA-related matter, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at (202) 261-8484, or fax us at (202) 261-8579 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov.

Sincerely,
U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center
(202) 261-8484
foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov>

From: FOIA Status

Dear Mr. Peck,

This is in reference to your email regarding FOIA case control number F-2015-16369. We have received the report from the analyst in the Chief in the Compliance and Research Branch assigned to the case. We have been informed that processing of this case is underway. Each case is different and the processing time depends on the complexity of the information requested, the location of the information, and the time it takes to review the records.

The estimated completion date (ECD) for this case is June 2017.

Please note that ECDs are subject to change and are "strictly" estimates. They are not intended to be used as "actual" dates of completion, due to various extenuating factors, which are beyond the control of the Branch, which may or may not include coordination with other Agencies during the process (referrals, concurrences, etc.). Interim release dates are provided, as applicable.

We hope this information is helpful. If you have further concerns or any questions regarding any FOIA-related matter, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at (202) 261-8484, or fax us at (202) 261-8579 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov>.

Sincerely,

U.S. Department of State

FOIA Requester Service Center

(202) 261-8484

foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov>

From: State Dept

Dear Mr. Peck:

I am writing this note to advise you that I have been reviewing your request of 11-2-2015 for “Count of the number of Classification Guides produced by Original Classification Authorities (OCAs) on behalf of the Secretary of State within the Department… for the years 2010 through 2015.”

There is only one such classification guide in use at this time here at the Department of State – DSCG 11-01 – published on May 2011.

I hope that this answers your question. Sincerely,

Louis S. Segesvary, Ph.D.

FOIA Reviewer

A/GIS/IPS/CR/EAN

Department of State

Washington, DC 20037

202-261-8474

segesvaryls@state.gov

Official - Transitory

UNCLASSIFIED

From: Information Muckrock

Martin Peck

c/o MuckRock

Dear Mr. Peck:

I am writing this note to advise you that I have been reviewing your
request of 11-2-2015 for “Count of the number of Classification Guides
produced by Original Classification Authorities (OCAs) on behalf of the
Secretary of State within the Department… for the years 2010 through 2015.”

There is only one such classification guide in use at this time here
at the Department of State – DSCG 11-01 – published on May 2011.

I hope that this answers your question. Sincerely,

Louis S. Segesvary, Ph.D.

FOIA Reviewer

A/GIS/IPS/CR/EAN

Department of State

Washington, DC 20037

202-261-8474 <(202)%20261-8474>

segesvaryls@state.gov

*Official - Transitory *

*UNCLASSIFIED*

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