ACF Fiscal Year 2010 Freedom of Information Annual Report

IV. Exemption 3 Statutes

Statute Type of Information Withheld Case Citation Number of Times Relied upon per Component Total Number of Times Relied upon by Agency
N/A N/A   0 0


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
722 1133 1538 317

B. (1) Disposition of FOIA Requests

Disposition of all 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No Records All Records Referred to Another Component or Agency Request Withdrawn Fee-Related Reason Records not Reasonably Described Improper FOIA Request for Other Reason Not Agency Record Duplicate Request Other Explain in chart below
1055 146 6 50 128 114 6 0 0 8 25 0 1538

B. (2) Disposition of FOIA Requests – Other

Disposition of FOIA Requests – “Other” Reasons for “Full Denials Based on Reasons Other than Exemptions” from Section V, B (1) Chart

Description of “Other” Reasons for Denials from Chart B (1) & Number of Times Those Reasons Were Relied upon TOTAL
CLOSED UNDER THE PRIVACY ACT 0

B. (3) Disposition of FOIA Requests - Number of times exemptions applied

Disposition of FOIA Requests – Number of Times Exemptions Applied

Ex. 1 Ex. 2 Ex. 3 Ex. 4 Ex. 5 Ex. 6 Ex. 7(A) Ex. 7(B) Ex. 7(C) Ex. 7(D) Ex. 7(E) Ex. 7(F) Ex. 8 Ex. 9
0 0 0 112 20 136 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

VII. FOIA Requests: Response Time for Processed and Pending Requests

A. Processed Requests – Response Time for Perfected Requests in which Information Was Granted

SIMPLE COMPLEX EXPEDITED PROCESSING
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
7 149 1 925 106 238 12 776 0 0 0 0

B. Processed Requests – Response Time for Perfected Requests in Which Information Was Granted

SIMPLE COMPLEX EXPEDITED PROCESSING
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
6 88 1 845 106 238 12 776 0 0 0 0

C.  Processed Requests – Response Time in Day Increments

Simple Requests

  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
ACF 990 26 29 25 27 26 17 6 12 17 86 36 225 1522


Complex Requests

  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
ACF 2 2 2 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 4 16


Requests Granted Expedited Processing

  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
ACF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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
299 4 385 18 33 196 0 0 0

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

3/12/08

667

3/06/08

671

2/27/08

677

1/24/08

701

1/15/08

702

1/15/08

708

1/4/08

715

1/4/08

715

1/3/08

716

6/4/07

869

VIII. Requests for Expedited Processing and Requests for Fee Waiver

A. Requests for Expedited Processing

 

Number Granted Number Denied Median Number of Days to Adjudicate Average Number of Days to Adjudicate Number Adjudicated Within Ten Calendar Days
0 10 3 3 10

B. Requests for Fee Waiver

Number Granted Number Denied Median Number of Days to Adjudicate Average Number of Days to Adjudicate
0 19 3 3

IX. FOIA Personnel and Costs

Personnel Costs
Number of “Full-Time FOIA Employees” Number of “Equivalent Full-Time FOIA Employees Total Number of “Full-Time FOIA Staff” Processing Costs Litigation-Related Costs Total Costs
4 1 5 $443,000 0 $443,000

X. Fees Collected for Processing Requests

Total Amount of Fees Collected Percentage of Total Costs
$43.06 .01

XII. Backlogs, Consultations and Comparisons

A. Backlogs of FOIA Requests and Administrative Appeals

 

Number of Backlogged Requests as of End of Fiscal Year Number of Backlogged Appeals as of End of Fiscal Year
299 n/a

B. Consultations on FOIA Requests – Received, Processed, and Pending Consultations

 

Number of Consultations Received from Other Agencies that Were Pending at Your Agency as of Start of the Fiscal Year Number of Consultations Received from Other Agencies During the Fiscal Year Number of Consultations Received from Other Agencies that Were Processed by Your Agency During the Fiscal Year Number of Consultations Received from Other Agencies that Were Pending at Your Agency as of End of the Fiscal Year
0 1 1 0

C. Consultations on FOIA Requests – Ten Oldest Consultations Received from Other Agencies and Pending at Your Agency

 

10th Oldest Request And Number of Days Pending 9th 8th 7th 6th 5th 4th 3rd 2nd Oldest Request And Number of Days Pending
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

D. Comparison of Numbers of Requests from Previous and Current Annual Report – Requests Received, Processed, and Backlogged

 

Number of Requests Received Number of Requests Processed
Number Received During Fiscal Year from Last Year’s Annual Report Number Received During Fiscal Year from Current Annual Report Number Processed During Fiscal Year from Last Year’s Annual Report Number Processed During Fiscal Year from Current Annual Report
467 1,133 177 1,538

D. (2) Requests Backlogged

Number of Backlogged Requests as of End of the Fiscal Year from Previous Annual Report Number of Backlogged Requests as of End of the Fiscal Year from Current Annual Report
699 299

 

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