DoD Freedom of Information Act Program Report for Fiscal Year (FY) 2000
Rept. for 1 Oct 1999-30 Sep 2000
FIBER IMAGING TECHNOLOGIES INC ST LOUISMO
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During fiscal year FY 2000, a total of 96,479 public requests for records under the Freedom of Information Act FOIA were completed by the Department of Defense DoD. In the processing of these cases, the Department of Defense fully denied 2,367 and partially denied 11,551 out of 97,266 requests on the basis of FOIA exemptions. Of those exemptions, 7 were for classified information 6 for internal rules and practices 7 for statutory exemptions 6 for proprietary data 10 for deliberative material 39 for privacy information and 24 for law enforcement investigations. Thirty thousand and eighty 30,080 requests could not be filled in whole or in part for other reasons, such as lack of records, referral to another agency, or lack of specificity sufficient to identify the requested records. There were 1,058 actions taken on appeals of denied requests 39 granted, 193 partially denied, 473 fully denied, and 357 not filled for other reasons, as mentioned earlier. The total DoD operating cost associated with the processing of requests during this report period was 536,526,67 1.09. The average cost of processing a single case during this period was approximately 378.60. Fee collections for records provided to the public amounted to 666,362.64 1.8 of total program cost.
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