|Submitted||Jan. 1, 2014|
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To Whom It May Concern:
This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:
All responsive documents for request F13-00014. If this request has not yet been closed, please send the 5 most recent communications to and from the requester.
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.
To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Jan. 1, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.
Thank you for your help.
Thank you for your recent submissions requesting documents from OPR under the Freedom of Information Act. I am responding in this email concerning all submissions you made to OPR on January 2, 2014 and this morning, January 10, 2014. On January 2, 2014, OPR received the following requests from you:
Request for responsive documents to F14-00034, opened as OPR number F14-00021
Request for responsive documents to F13-00014, opened as OPR number F14-00024
Request for responsive documents to F09-00075, opened as OPR number F14-00025
Request for processing notes from F11-00096, opened as OPR number F14-00026
On January 9, 2014, we sent you a response to request F14-00026. For your information, under the FOIA, OPR has twenty days (excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays) to respond to your requests. Since January 1, 2014 was a holiday, OPR received these requests on January 2. Under the FOIA, it has until January 30, 2014 to respond to the requests, and additional time if the request is voluminous or requires referral or consultation with other components. We receive a large number of requests in addition to yours, and assign each request to a specific track. Your requests are still being reviewed, and will be processed as quickly as possible in the approximate order in which they are received, and according to the track to which they are assigned. E-mails requesting follow-up this soon after the request take away from our processing time. If we need clarification to process your requests, we will contact you. If you need additional information regarding the FOIA and how it is processed by Federal Agencies, please see http://www.justice.gov/oip/referenceguide.htm#time.
In your emails this morning, you submitted two new requests:
Request for responsive documents to F13-00037
Request for processing notes to F09-00075.
These requests will be opened, assigned FOIA numbers and a track, and processed in the approximate order in which they are received.
U.S. Department of Justice
Office of Professional Responsibility
950 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W. Suite 3266
Washington, D.C. 20530
Good afternoon Mr. Musgrave:
Attached is the response to the FOIA request that you submitted below. If you have any questions, feel free to contact OPR at the information provided in the attached letter.
Government Information Specialist