Use of "Still Interested" letters (Central Intelligence Agency)

Emma North-Best filed this request with the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States of America.
Tracking #

F-2019-02344

Multi Request Use of "Still Interested" letters
Due Sept. 24, 2019
Est. Completion Jan. 10, 2023
Status
Awaiting Response

Communications

From: Emma North-Best


To Whom It May Concern:

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

Documents mentioning or describing any use of "Still Interested" letters (i.e. letters inquiring if the requester is still interested in the records requested) in the processing and/or closure of FOIA requests, including but not limited to:

* The original proposal for their use
* Materials authorizing the use of any of the letters
* Controlling policies or procedures
* Any reports or statistics tracking their use, responses received and/or impact on any FOIA backlog
* Communications with OGIS regarding "Still Interested" letters
* Communications between the FOIA offices and and general counsel's/legal services office discussing or mentioning "still interested" letters
* Materials describing or discussing the number of days given to requesters to respond
* Materials describing the agency's policy on reopening requests when a requester responds after the period of time specified in the letter

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,

Emma Best

From: Central Intelligence Agency

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: Central Intelligence Agency

An interim response, stating the request has been delayed

From: Central Intelligence Agency

Dear Requester:

Attached is an interim response to your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) query of 21 June 2021. Please review the attachment, and should you have any questions, please call the CIA FOIA Hotline at +1 (703) 613-1287.

Regards,
Public Access Requests Branch
Central Intelligence Agency

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