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

V. FOIA REQUESTS

A.  Received, Processed and Pending FOIA Requests
  Number of Requests Pending As of Start of Fiscal Year Number of Requests Received In Fiscal Year Number of Requests Processed in Fiscal Year Number of Requests Pending as of End of Fiscal Year
Agency Overall

48

315

271

92

 
B.(1) Disposition of FOIA Requests All Processed Requests
 

Number of Full Grants

Number of Partial Grants/ Partial Denials

Number of Full Denials Based on Exemptions

 Number of Full Denials Based on Reasons Other than Exemptions

TOTAL

No records

Request withdrawn

Fee-related reason

Records not reasonably described

Improper FOIA request for other reason

Other *Explain in chart below

Agency Overall

51

72 83 48 5 0 0 7 12 271

B.(2) Disposition of FOIA Requests Other Reasons for Full Denials Based on Reasons Other than Exemptions
  Description of “Other” Reasons for Denials from Chart B (1)& Number of Times Those Reasons Were Relied upon TOTAL
Agency Overall Not a proper FOIA request 4
Not an agency record 8
12

B.(3) Disposition of FOIA Requests Number of Times Exemptions Applied
  (b)(1) (b)(2) (b)(3) (b)(4) (b)(5) (b)(6) (b)(7)(A) (b)(7)(B) (b)(7)(C) (b)(7)(D) (b)(7)(E) (b)(7)(F) (b)(8) (b)(9)
Agency Overall 0 72 8 15 114 53 67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0