SCL Contracts

Laurent Bastien Corbeil filed this request with the U.S. Department of State of the United States of America.
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Due Oct. 30, 2017
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From: Laurent Bastien Corbeil

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 contracts with SCL GROUP LIMITED, aka SCL, including contract award id SAQMMA17C0115 (0) and contract award id SAQMMA17C0115 (M001)
Any research paper, interviews, reports or analysis generated prior to the State Department selecting SCL as a vendor.
Any audits, progress statements, performance assessments, or internal or external reports concerning SCL's software, hardware or services.
Any summary documents detailing payments to SCL.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, 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.


Laurent Bastien Corbeil

From: U.S. Department of State

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From: U.S. Department of State

Dear Laurent Corbeil,

Your FOIA request is pending processing. Please note that the Department processes FOIA and Privacy Act requests on a first-in, first-out basis, and currently has a backlog of approximately 11,300 cases. As a result, there could be delays in processing your request.

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U.S. Department of State
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From: U.S. Department of State

Dear Laurent B. Corbeil,

This is in reference to your e-mail dated January 8, 2018, inquiring about the status of your Freedom of Information Act request.

The Office of Information Programs and Services (IPS) electronic record system indicates that your request is being processed. Please be advised that the Department currently has a backlog of 11,000 cases and as a result, there could be a delay in responding to your request.

Your continued patience during this process is appreciated.

If you have any questions regarding the status of your request, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) on 202-261-8484 and refer to your case control number.


Charlotte W. Duckett
U.S. Department of State