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

VII. FOIA REQUESTS: RESPONSE TIME FOR PROCESSED AND PENDING REQUESTS

A. Processed Requests Response Time for All Processed Perfected Requests

  SIMPLE COMPLEX EXPEDITED PROCESS
Median
Number
of Days
Average
Number
of Days
Lowest
Number
of Days
Highest
Number
of Days
Median
Number
of Days
Average
Number
of Days
Lowest
Number
of Days
Highest
Number
of Days
Median
Number
of Days
Average
Number
of Days
Lowest
Number
of Days
Highest
Number
of Days
AGENCY
OVERALL

6

10.1

<1

42

18

39.39

<1

241

0

0

0

0


B. Processed Requests Response Time for Perfected Requests in Which Information Was Granted
  SIMPLE COMPLEX EXPEDITED PROCESS
Median
Number
of Days
Average
Number
of Days
Lowest
Number
of Days
Highest
Number
of Days
Median
Number
of Days
Average
Number
of Days
Lowest
Number
of Days
Highest
Number
of Days
Median
Number
of Days
Average
Number
of Days
Lowest
Number
of Days
Highest
Number
of Days
AGENCY
OVERALL

19

18.78

6

42

48

58.21

1

241

0

0

0

0


C. Processed Requests -- Response Time in Day Increments

Simple Requests
  < 1 Day

1-20
Days

21-40
Days

41-60
Days

61-80
Days

81-100
Days

101-120
Days

121-140
Days

141-160
Days

161-180
Days

181-200
Days

201-300
Days

301-400
Days

401+
Days

TOTAL

AGENCY
OVERALL
1

17

3

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

21


Complex Requests
  < 1 Day

1-20
Days

21-40
Days

41-60
Days

61-80
Days

81-100
Days

101-120
Days

121-140
Days

141-160
Days

161-180
Days

181-200
Days

201-300
Days

301-400
Days

401+
Days

TOTAL

AGENCY
OVERALL
4

136

29

31

16

8

11

3

6

6

1

3

0

0

250


Requests Granted Expedited Processing
  < 1 Day

1-20
Days

21-40
Days

41-60
Days

61-80
Days

81-100
Days

101-120
Days

121-140
Days

141-160
Days

161-180
Days

181-200
Days

201-300
Days

301-400
Days

401+
Days

TOTAL

AGENCY
OVERALL
NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA


D. Pending Requests All Pending Perfected Requests

 

SIMPLE

COMPLEX

EXPEDITED PROCESSING

Number
Pending

Median
Number
of Days

Average
Number
of Days

Number
Pending

Median
Number
of Days

Average
Number
of Days

Number
Pending

Median
Number
of Days

Average
Number
of Days

AGENCY
OVERALL

0

0

0

92

44

57

NA

NA

NA


E. Pending Requests Ten Oldest Pending Perfected Requests
 

10th Oldest
Request and
Number of
Days Pending

9th

8th

7th

6th

5th

4th

3rd

2nd

Oldest Request
and Number of
Days Pending

AGENCY
OVERALL

03/10/2010
146

03/10/2010
146

03/10/2010
146

03/10/2010
146

03/10/2010
146

03/08/2010
148

03/08/2010
148

02/23/2010
157

02/02/2010
172

01/26/2010
177