SCL Group Contracts

M. C. McGrath filed this request with the U.S. Department of State of the United States of America.
Tracking #

F-2018-05146

Due Dec. 26, 2018
Est. Completion May 1, 2022
Status
Awaiting Response

Communications

From: M. C. McGrath


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Any contracts with SCL Group Limited. According to the Federal Procurement Data System, there are at least two contracts SCL Group had with the State Department- one signed on February 17th, 2017 and another on March 15th, 2017. Please send these if possible as well as any additional contracts found.

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.

Sincerely,

M. C. McGrath

From: U.S. Department of State

Dear M.C. McGrath,

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 10,400 cases. As a result, there could be delays in processing your request.

For your information, the Department of State has a collection of records on its website and makes monthly postings of records previously released in response to FOIA requests. You may search the Department's website at www.foia.state.gov<http://www.foia.state.gov> for records that may be responsive to your request.

If you have any questions, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at (202) 261-8484, or fax us at (202) 261-8579 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov>.
Regards,

U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center
(202) 261-8484

From: U.S. Department of State

Mr. McGrath,

You have not provided a case control number in order for the Department to provide a status update on your request. The Department keeps track of request by case numbers and your organization has a substantial number of request. Please provide the case number of your request so we can answer your inquiry in a prompt manner.
Regards,
U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center

From: M. C. McGrath

Thank you,
The case number in the subject of the email you sent in reply to my request is F-2018-05146. If you have any updates on the status please let me know.

From: U.S. Department of State

Dear M. C. McGrath,

This is in reference to your email below concerning your Freedom of Information (FOIA) case control number F-2018-05146. Your request is in process. We will soon follow-up with you regarding your request for an estimated date of completion in this case.

Please note that the Department currently has a backlog of approximately 11,000 cases. As the Department continues to work through its backlog, it is mindful of its accountability to the public. We truly appreciate your continued 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 send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov>.

Sincerely,

U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center

From: U.S. Department of State

Dear M.C. McGrath,

This is in response to your email below concerning your FOIA case control number F-2018-05146

Your request is still in process. We will follow-up with our colleagues about your request for an estimated date of completion in this case.

We truly appreciate your continued 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 send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov>
Regards,
Katrina M. Wood
U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service

From: U.S. Department of State

Mr. M.C. Grath,

This is in response to your email below concerning your FOIA case control number F-2018-05146

Your request is still in process. We will follow-up with our colleagues about your request for an estimated date of completion in this case.

We truly appreciate your continued 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 send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov>
Regards,
Katrina M. Wood
U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service

From: U.S. Department of State

Mr. Grath,

This is in response to your email below concerning your FOIA case control number F-2018-05146

Your FOIA case is still in process and your request for an estimated date of completion (EDC) has been noted. We will notify you as soon as an EDC has been determined for your case.

We truly appreciate your continued 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 send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov>
Regards,
Katrina M. Wood
U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service

From: U.S. Department of State

Dear M C McGrath,

You previously contacted the Department of State's FOIA Requester Service Center and requested an estimated date of completion (EDC) for your request Case Control Number F-2018-05146.

It has been determined that the EDC for this request is May 1, 2022. EDCs are estimates and are subject to change. Please be advised that the Department takes its FOIA responsibilities seriously and is processing your request as quickly as possible. If your request can be completed prior to the EDC, a response will be sent to you sooner.

If you have any concerns or questions regarding a FOIA-related matter, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at 202-261-8484 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov>.

You may also contact the Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) to inquire about the FOIA mediation services they offer. The contact information for OGIS is as follows: Office of Government Information Services, National Archives and Records Administration, 8601 Adelphi Road-OGIS, College Park, Maryland 20740-6001, email address: ogis@nara.gov<mailto:ogis@nara.gov>; telephone: (202) 741-5770; toll free number: 1-877-684-6448; facsimile: (202) 741-5769.

We appreciate your continued patience.

Sincerely,

U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center

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