MOU and MOA (Department of State)

Jason Smathers filed this request with the U.S. Department of State of the United States of America.
Tracking # F-2013-15674
Est. Completion None
Status
No Responsive Documents

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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:

All current interagency Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) or Memoranda of Agreement (MOA) between your agency and any other agency or department.

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: FOIA Request

Dear Mr. Smathers,

Your request is too broad and does not provide a timeframe for the records you are seeking. Please narrow the subject matter and state a date range. Thank you.

Sincerely,
Requester Communications Branch

From: Jason Smathers

You may limit the records to MOU/MOAs between your agency and the following other agencies:

The Department of Justice and other components in the Department of Justice
The Department of Homeland Security
The Central Intelligence Agency
The National Security Agency

You may also limit the above to records created between 1/20/2009 and the date this request is processed.

Further, I request a list of all Memorandum of understanding (MOU) and Memoranda of Agreement (MOA) between your agency and any other agency or department. I am not asking you to create a listing, but rather, I understand that your agency maintains a listing.

From: FOIA Request

Thank you for the information.

From: Department of State

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

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 Sept. 9, 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 #F-2013-15674.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA Request

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

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 Sept. 9, 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 #F-2013-15674.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA Status

Your request for a status update and estimated completion date has been forwarded to the appropriate office for action. Regards,

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 Sept. 9, 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 #F-2013-15674.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA Status

Your request has been forwarded to the Branch Chief of the assigned Compliance and Research Branch for action. Regards,

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Smathers - Due to the broad scope of the request, the assigned Compliance Branch has attempted to narrow the scope. At this time, the estimated completion date for the subject request is February 2015. Regards,

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 Sept. 9, 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 #F-2013-15674.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA Status

Jason Smathers,

The proposed estimated completion date for this case is February/2015.

I hope this information is helpful and thank you for your patience. 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) 261-8582 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov
Regards,
Katrina M. Wood
U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center
(202) 261-8484
foiastatus@state.gov

This email is UNCLASSIFIED.

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 Sept. 9, 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 #F-2013-15674.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA Status

Jason Smathers,

The proposed estimated completion date for this case is February/2015.

I hope this information is helpful and thank you for your patience. 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) 261-8582 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov>
Regards,

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

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 Sept. 9, 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 #F-2013-15674.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA Status

At this time, the estimated completion date for this case is still February 2015.
Regards
Katrina Wood
FOIA Requester Service

From: Department of State

A no responsive documents response.

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