USMS Harris Contracts Request Processing Notes

William Green filed this request with the Department of Justice, United States Marshals of the United States of America.

It is a clone of this request.

Tracking # 2016USMS29830
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From: William Green

To Whom It May Concern:

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

The processing notes associated with processing FOIA request No. 2015USMS28840.

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,

William Green

From: Robinson, Nancy (USMS)

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U.S. Department of Justice
United States Marshals Service

Office of General Counsel

CS-4, 10th Floor
Washington, DC 20530-1000

February 8, 2016

William Green
MuckRock
Dept. MR 23811
411A Highland Avenue
Somerville, MA 02144-2516

RE: Freedom of Information/Privacy Act Request No. 2016USMS29830
Subject: Search Results for Request 2015USS28840

Dear Requester:

The United States Marshals Service is in receipt of your Freedom of Information/Privacy Act (FOIA/PA) request(s) for records pertaining to the above subject maintained by this Bureau.
We have commenced a search for documents responsive to your request and will contact you when our processing is complete.

Although we are unable to determine at this time the amount of fees to be charged to you, if any, the filing of your request constitutes your agreement to pay all applicable fees that may be charged under the Department of Justice FOIA/PA regulations in excess of $25.00. You will be notified as soon as practicable if the estimated or actual fee for satisfying your request exceeds $25.00.

If you should have any questions, please contact Nancy Robinson at (202) 307-9054.

Sincerely,

William E. Bordley
Associate General Counsel/FOIPA Officer
Office of General Counsel

From: Robinson, Nancy (USMS)

We are working on it

From: Robinson, Nancy (USMS)

[USMS seal blue294 1in]

U.S. Department of Justice
United States Marshals Service

Office of General Counsel

Washington, DC 20530-0001

May 10, 2016

William Green
MuckRock
Dept. MR 23811
411A Highland Avenue
Sommerville, MA 02144-2516

RE: Freedom of Information/Privacy Act Request No. 2016USMS29830
Subject of Request: Search Results for Request 2015USMS28840

Dear Requester:

The United States Marshals Service (USMS) is responding to your request for “the processing notes associated with processing FOIA request No. 2015USMS28840.”

Attached please find the requested information. Names and information pertaining USMS employees have been removed pursuant to exemptions (b)(6) of the Freedom of Information Act, 5 U.S.C. Section 552(b). Exemption 6 allows an agency to withhold, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. A discretionary release of such records or information, if they exist, would be in violation of the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. § 552a. See also United States Department of Justice v. Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, 489 U.S. 749 (1989).

If you are not satisfied with my response to this request, you may administratively appeal by writing to the Director, Office of Information Policy (OIP), United States Department of Justice, Suite 11050, 1425 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20530-0001, or you may submit an appeal through OIP's FOIAonline portal by creating an account on the following web site: https://foiaonline.regulations.gov/foia/action/public/home. Your appeal must be postmarked or electronically transmitted within 60 days of the date of my response to your request. If you submit your appeal by mail, both the letter and the envelope should be clearly marked “Freedom of Information Act Appeal.”

Sincerely,

William E. Bordley
Associate General
Counsel/FOI/PA Officer
Office of General Counsel

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