|Submitted||May 6, 2013|
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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:
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.
Dear Mr. Morisy:
Your Freedom of Information Act/Privacy Act request dated May 6, 2013 for a copy of all responses sent to Congressional committees was received by the FDIC’s FOIA/Privacy Act Group and assigned between January 1, 2008 and the date that this request is processed
Log Number 13-0481.
Please be advised that the FOIA allows 20
business days from date of receipt to process your request, and additional processing time is allowed under certain circumstances. The FOIA Specialist assigned to your request will contact you as necessary. Complete information about the FOIA process at the FDIC is available at http://www.fdic.gov/about/freedom/guide.html.
You may call the FDIC’s FOIA Service Center at 202-898-7021 to obtain information about the FOIA process and the status of your request. If you submitted your request using the FDIC’s Electronic FOIA Request form, you may also track the status of your request by utilizing the FOIA Request Status function at https://efoiarequest.fdic.gov/palMain.aspx.
Please cite your FOIA Log Number in any future inquiries regarding your request.
FOIA/Privacy Act Group, Legal Division Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 550 17th Street, NW
We are in receipt of your acknowledgement and case control number. Please direct correspondence related to this request to this inbox (rather than to email@example.com), as each request submitted through the MuckRock system has its own unique inbox for filing purposes.
Dear Mr. Morisy:
We need to clarify and/or narrow your FOIA request. There are several categories of records that are responsive but not likely helpful to you. These include routine reports to committees involving a high volume of paper. These may simply raise your potential fees. This is easiest if done by telephone, but we do not have a contact number for you. Please call at your convenience to discuss.
Attached is the FDIC's fee estimate for processing.
Thanks for your time on the phone just now.
I agree to limit this request to communications generated between Jan. 1, 2011 and Dec. 31, 2012, and I agree to pay fees of up to $250. I do not waive my right to appeal fees if I believe they are improperly assessed, but am willing to pay the down payment in order to continue processing this request when notified of the new estimated total fees.
Thank you for your assistance in narrowing and clarifying this request; it is much appreciated.
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. You had assigned it reference number #13-0481.
Thank you for your help.
I will be out of the office until Wednesday, June 26, 2013. I will be checking my emails periodically. However, if you need immediate assistance, please contact Supervisory Counsel Hugo Zia at (703) 562-2671 or HZia@FDIC.gov.
Attached is the FDIC's response to your FOIA request. Documents will arrive via separate E-mail.
Please call if you have any questions.
Attached is our invoice for processsing.
We are unable to open the invoice report as sent. Can you please resend?
We are still unable to open the invoice. When we try, we get the following error:
"The uploaded file has the wrong format specification - for example, you might be trying to upload a CSV file as a XLS file."
Can you save as another format?
Apologies for the difficulty.
Yes. Occasionally the system acts up. I'll send via regular E-mail.
Attached is the invoice for processing your request.
Your payment has been submitted to Pay.gov and the details are below. If you have any questions or you wish to cancel this payment, please contact Accounts Receivable Area at (703) 562-2565 Press 3.
Application Name: FDIC Miscellaneous Payment Collection
Pay.gov Tracking ID: 25BBKBK6
Agency Tracking ID: 74469486215
Transaction Type: Sale
Transaction Date: Jun 27, 2013 5:00:34 PM