Website closures related to government shutdown (Center for Disease Control)

Zack Sampson filed this request with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the United States of America.
Tracking # 14-00023-FOIA
Status
Completed

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From: Zack Sampson

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Documents related to the operations of federal websites during the government shutdown. Specifically:

1) Memos and shutdown plans addressing the operation of this agency's websites during a government shutdown
2) Any cost-benefit analyses related to the operation of this agency's website during a government shutdown
3) Any security analyses related to the operation of this agency's website during a government shutdown
4) Annual budget documents showing the costs of operating of this agency's website

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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,

Zack Sampson

From: Center for Disease Control

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: Center for Disease Control

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 1, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #14-00023-FOIA.

Thank you for your help.

From: Spencer, Laura

November 21, 2013
Request Number: 14-00023-FOIA
Dear Mr. Sampson:
This is regarding your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request of October 17, 2013, for documents related to the operation of the agency website during the government shutdown.
Please see the attached letter.
Sincerely,
Laura Spencer
Senior FOIA Analyst
CDC/ATSDR FOIA Office
770-488-6399
FAX: 404-235-1852
foiarequests@cdc.gov (mailto:foiarequests@cdc.gov)

From: MuckRock

Hello,

No letter was attached to this communication as indicated. Could you please resend?

Thank you.

From: Spencer, Laura

November 21, 2013
Request Number: 14-00023-FOIA
Dear Mr. Sampson:
Apologies. The correspondence should be attached to this email. If not, please notify our office and we will attempt delivery via another means.
Sincerely,
CDC/ATSDR FOIA Office

From: MuckRock

Received. Thank you!

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 1, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #14-00023-FOIA.

Thank you for your help.

From: Spencer, Laura

January 6, 2014
Request Number: 14-00023-FOIA
Dear Mr. Sampson:
In response to your email of December 23, 2013, attached please find a status update on your FOIA request.
Sincerely,
CDC/ATSDR FOIA Office

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 1, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #14-00023-FOIA.

Thank you for your help.

From: Spencer, Laura

February 11, 2014
Request Number: 14-00023-FOIA
Dear Mr. Sampson:
This is regarding your February 5, 2014, email seeking a status update for your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for documents related to the operation of the website during the government shutdown.
At this time, program staff are continuing to search for records responsive to your request. Since your request has several parts, we are working with various program staff so that all programs which could reasonably be expected to have records are conducting searches. Once all searches are complete, any responsive records will be sent to our office and will be placed in our first-in, first-out processing queue. Once your request is at the front of the queue, it will undergo a thorough review and a final response will be sent to you as quickly as possible.
Sincerely,
Laura Spencer
Senior FOIA Analyst/Government Information Specialist
CDC/ATSDR FOIA Office
770-488-6399
foiarequests@cdc.gov (mailto:foiarequests@cdc.gov)

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 1, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #14-00023-FOIA.

Thank you for your help.

From: Spencer, Laura

March 14, 2014
Request Number: 14-00023-FOIA
Dear Mr. Sampson:
This is regarding your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request of October 17, 2013, for documents related to the operation of the website during the government shutdown and the annual cost of maintaining the agency's website.
Attached is our final response to your request and responsive documents. If you would like to receive hard copies of the letter or documents, please contact our office.
Sincerely,
CDC/ATSDR FOIA Office

From: Center for Disease Control

A cover letter granting the request and outlining any exempted materials, if any.

From: Center for Disease Control

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 1, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #14-00023-FOIA.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 1, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #14-00023-FOIA.

Thank you for your help.

From: Spencer, Laura

May 22, 2014
Request Number: 14-00023-FOIA
Dear Mr. Sampson:
This is regarding your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request of October 17, 2013, for documents related to the operation of the website during the government shutdown.
All responsive documents were provided to you in full via email on March 14, 2014 and your request was closed. Therefore, we do not understand your emails of April 22 and May 22, 2014 seeking a status update on your request. Your emails to us, which include a list of correspondence with our office, confirm that you have received our final response letter and documents.
Attached is a copy of our final response letter and the documents we sent you in March. We have no further information to provide you regarding this case.
Sincerely,
CDC/ATSDR FOIA Office

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