Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2010
(October 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010)
(as required by 5 U.S.C. 552)

Table of Contents

  1. BASIC INFORMATION REGARDING REPORT
  2. MAKING A FOIA REQUEST
  3. ACRONYMS, DEFINITIONS, AND EXEMPTIONS
  4. EXEMPTION 3 STATUTES
  5. FOIA REQUESTS
  6. ADMINISTRATIVE APPEALS OF INITIAL DETERMINATIONS OF FOIA REQUESTS
  7. FOIA REQUESTS RESPONSE TIME FOR PROCESSED AND PENDING REQUESTS
  8. REQUESTS FOR EXPEDITED PROCESSING AND REQUESTS FOR FEE WAIVER
  9. FOIA PERSONNEL AND COSTS
  10. FEES COLLECTED FOR PROCESSING REQUESTS
  11. FOIA REGULATIONS
  12. BACKLOGS, CONSULTATIONS, AND COMPARISONS

IV. EXEMPTION 3 STATUTES

A. For Initial Requests

Statute

Type of Information Withheld

Case Citation

Number of times
Relied upon per component

 Total Number of
Times Relied upon
by Agency

49 U.S.C. §
1114(c)(1) 

Any portion of cockpit voice recording (CVR), or the portions of a transcript of a CVR that the Board did not find relevant to an investigation

NA

3

3

49 U.S.C. §
1114(f) 

Any information relating to Board participation in foreign aircraft accidents, where the country conducting the investigation has not issued its report or 2 years have not elapsed from the date of the accident.

NA 5 5

B. For Appeals

Statute

Type of Information Withheld

Case Citation

Number of Times Relied upon per Component

Total Number of Times Relied upon by Agency

NONE N/A N/A N/A N/A