Responses to Congressional Committees (Department of Health and Human Services)

Michael Morisy filed this request with the Department of Health and Human Services of the United States of America.
Tracking # 2013-1038-GD
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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:

A copy of all responses sent to Congressional committees between Jan.1, 2008 and the date that this request is processed. These communications are stored together and should be easily accessible.

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,

Michael Morisy

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 May 6, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Robinson, Michael J (HHS/ASPA)

Mr. Morisy,

The HHS FOIA Office has received your requests for information. HHS will follow up shortly with a postcard to your mailing address below, noting next steps.

If you have any new requests for information, please visit the HHS FOI Online request webpage at http://wcdapps.hhs.gov/FoiaRequest/ for submission.

Respectfully,

From: Daley, Garfield (HHS/ASPA)

Hello. Recently, your organization has been sending Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Media office. If at all possible, please send all of your FOIA request regarding the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) by mail at HHS FOIA office at 330 C Street S.W., Room 2206 Washington, DC 20201, or by fax at 202-690-8320, or via the HHS online request form at http://wcdapps.hhs.gov/FoiaRequest/.

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 May 6, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Department of Health and Human Services

Received On: 7/9/2013

Request Number : 13-1038

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.

From: Department of Health and Human Services

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: Daley, Garfield (HHS/ASPA)

Hello. Attached are the response letter and responsive records to your request.

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