Unicor/FPI invoices to USTR

Douglas Lucas filed this request with the U.S. Trade Representative of the United States of America.
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From: Douglas Lucas

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

Any and all invoices sent to the US Trade Representative from Unicor aka Federal Prison Industries aka FPI between January 1, 2015 and the date the search is conducted.

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.


Douglas Lucas

From: Caldwell, Jacqui B. EOP/USTR


Douglas Lucas


DEPT MR 28626

411A Highland Ave

Somerville, MA 02144-2516


Dear Mr. Lucas:

This letter is our response to your Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. ยง552) (FOIA) request dated September 30, 2016, for any and all invoices sent to the US Trade Representative from Unicor aka Federal Prison Industries aka FPI between January 1, 2015 and the date the search is conducted.

After a search of our files, we have not located any documents in response to your request. This constitutes a complete response to your request. You may contact me at 202-395-3419 for any further assistance and to discuss any aspect of your request. Additionally, you may contact the Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) at the National Archives and Records Administration 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, e-mail at ogis@nara.gov; telephone at 202-741-5770; toll free at 1-877-684-6448; or facsimile at 202-741-5769.

If you are not satisfied with the response to this request, you may also administratively appeal by writing to:

USTR FOIA Appeals Committee

GSD/RDF; Jacqueline Caldwell

Anacostia Naval Annex

Bldg. 410/Door 123

250 Murray Lane, S.W.

Washington, D.C. 20509

Phone number: 202-395-3419 tel:202-395-3419

Your appeal must be postmarked or electronically transmitted within 90 days of the date of the response to your request. Both the letter and the envelope should be clearly marked: "Freedom of Information Act Appeal" and should include a reference to the FOIA Case File number listed below. Heightened security in force may delay mail delivery; therefore, we suggest that you also email any such appeal to foia@ustr.eop.gov. In the event you are dissatisfied with the results of any such appeal, judicial review will thereafter be available to you in the United States District

Court for the judicial district in which you reside or have your principal place of business, or in the District of Columbia, where we searched for the records you requested.

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact the FOIA office at (202) 395-3419.

Jacqueline B. Caldwell

Executive Office of the President

Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

(202) 395-3419


Case File #: FY16-115


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