JMD Ethics Waivers/Advice

Michael Morisy filed this request with the Department of Justice, Justice Management Division of the United States of America.
Tracking # 102980
Due July 1, 2015
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

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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:

Copies of ethics waivers or ethics advice sought by Senate confirmed presidential appointees, Schedule C political appointees, political Senior Executive Service appointees, nonconfirmed presidential appointees and presidential nominees, during the time period January 1, 2013 through the date that this request is processed..

These records are in the Justice Management Division Ethics Office of the Department of Justice.

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 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: JMD-FOIA (imailagent)

June 10, 2015

Mr. Michael Morisy

MuckRock News
DEPT MR 18329
PO Box 55819
Boston, MA 02205-5819

Re: Copies of ethics waivers or ethics advice sought by confirmed
presidential appointees and a variety of other appointees and nominees
between January 1, 2013 to present.

JMD FOIA TRACKING NUMBER: 102980

Dear Mr. Morisy:

I am writing on behalf of the Justice Management Division (JMD) of the
U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to acknowledge receipt of your Freedom
of Information (FOIA) request on 06/05/2015.

For your information, the Justice Management Division assigns incoming
requests to one of three tracks: simple, complex, or expedited. Each
request is then handled on a first-in, first-out basis in relation to
other requests in the same track. Simple requests usually receive a
response in approximately one month whereas complex requests
necessarily take longer. At this time, your request has been assigned
to the Complex track.

If you have a question about the status of your FOIA request, you may
contact this office by emailing JMDFOIA@usdoj.gov
<mailto:JMDFOIA@usdoj.gov> or by calling 202-514-3101 during regular
business hours (Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Eastern Time,
excluding federal holidays).

Please refer to your assigned JMD FOIA TRACKING NUMBER listed above
whenever you contact the Department regarding this request.

Sincerely,

Karen E. McFadden

FOIA Contact

Justice Management Division

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 June 3, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #102980.

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 June 3, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #102980.

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 June 3, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #102980.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

From: JMDFoia (JMD)

Mr. Morisy,

Your request is currently under review within the appropriate staff office. You will receive response as soon as it has been given.

Karen McFadden
FOIA Contact
Justice Management Division

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