Mapp Biopharmaceutical Contracts with DHHS

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Department of Health and Human Services of the United States of America.
Tracking # 2014-00690-FOIA-OS
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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:

All contracts and their amendments entered into between the Department of Health and Human Services and the San Diego-based Mapp Biopharmaceutical

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,

Beryl Lipton

From: Department of Health and Human Services

The request has been forwarded from one agency to another agency or department for further review or follow up.

From: Department of Health and Human Services

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: Department of Health and Human Services

A letter stating the request for reduced or waived fees has been accepted.

From: Camp, Celeste

Your FOIA request (attached) was referred to FDA for processing. The contracts office has conducted a search and advised additional information is necessary to conduct a thorough search for records. If you have a specific contract number and/or timeframe, this will assist with conducting a search for records.
Thanks,

Celeste Camp
FOIA Officer DFOI/OES/OC
U.S. Food & Drug Administration
12420 Parklawn Drive, Room 1007
Rockville, MD 20857
(301)796-8991

From: Beryl Lipton

Hello Ms. Camp,

Thank you very much for your message. I'm interested in all contracts with Mapp Biopharmaceutical since 2000. Unfortunately I do not have a specific contract number. If you have any suggestions for how I might further narrow my request, I would appreciate it.

Thanks again!
Beryl C.D. Lipton

From: Department of Health and Human Services

Received On: 8/11/2014

Request Number : 14-1405

This acknowledges your Freedom of Information Act request received in this Office on the above date. We have asked the appropriate action Office(s) to send the requested records to us for review.

Your request has been assigned a case number based on the date of its receipt in this office and is being processed as expeditiously as possible. Pursuant to Departmental regulations, 43 CFR Part 5 Subpart D, charges can be made if applicable. The actual processing time will depend on the complexity of your request and whether sensitive records, voluminous records, extensive search, and/or consultation with other HHS components or other executive branch agencies are involved. These agencies will provide a direct response to you. There may be a charge for those records and, in some cases, the charges may be substantial.

You may contact this office by phone at (202) 690-7453, at any time concerning your request. When making an inquiry, we request that you please refer to the FOIA Request Number above.

Freedom of Information/Privacy Acts Division
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs
330 C Street, S.W.
Switzer Building, Room 2206
Washington, DC 20201

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 Aug. 10, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #14-1405 ; 2014-6718.

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 Aug. 10, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #14-1405 ; 2014-6718.

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 Aug. 10, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #14-1405 ; 2014-6718.

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 Aug. 10, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #14-1405 ; 2014-6718.

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 Aug. 10, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #14-1405 ; 2014-6718.

Thank you for your help.

From: Department of Health and Human Services

A cover letter granting the request and outlining any exempted materials, if any.

From: Department of Health and Human Services

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

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