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

VI. ADMINISTRATIVE APPEALS OF INITIAL DETERMINATIONS OF FOIA REQUESTS

A. Received, Processed and Pending Administrative Appeals
   Number of
as of Start of Fiscal Year
 Number of Appeals Received in Fiscal Year  Number of
Processed in Fiscal Year
Number of Appeals Pending as of End of Fiscal Year
Agency Overall 3 5 7 1
 

B. Disposition of Administrative Appeals All Processed Appeals
  Number Affirmed
on Appeal
Number Partially Affirmed & Partially
Reversed/Remanded on Appeal
Number Completely
Reversed/Remanded on Appeal
Number of Appeals
Closed for Other Reasons
TOTAL
Agency Overall 3 0 2 2 7
 

C.(1) Reasons for Denial on Appeal 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

C.(2) Reasons for Denial on Appeal Reasons Other than Exemptions
  No records Request withdrawn Fee-related reason Records not reasonably described Duplicate Request or
Appeal
Request In Litigation Appeal Based Solely on Denial of Request for Expedited Processing Other

*Explain
in chart
below
TOTAL
Agency Overall 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2

C.(3) Reasons for Denial on Appeal Other Reasons
  Description of “Other” Reasons for Denial onAppeal from Chart C (2) & Number of TimesThose Reasons Were Relied upon TOTAL
Agency Overall N/A N/A

C.(4) Response Time for Administrative Appeals
 
Median
Number
of Days
Average
Number
of Days
Lowest
Number
of Days
Highest
Number
of Days
Agency Overall 36 86 4 245

C.(5) Ten Oldest Pending Administrative Appeals
  10th Oldest Appeal and Number of Days Pending
9th 8th 7th 6th 5th 4th 3rd 2nd Oldest Appeal and Number of Days Pending
Agency Overall N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 07/21/2010
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