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HHS Fiscal Year 2009 Freedom of Information Annual Report

Contents


V. FOIA Requests

   

    A. Received, Processed and Pending FOIA Requests

  Number of Requests Pending as of Start of Fiscal YearNumber of Requests Received in Fiscal YearNumber of Requests Processed in Fiscal YearNumber of Requests Pending as of End of Fiscal Year
OS
6681,018964722
ACF
1432467177722
AOA
110110
CMS
10,47732,54132,70610,312
OIG
1541941024

OPHS/PSC

2315566664217
AHRQ
572689
CDC
5681,2721,370488
FDA
6,56810,33712,0874,818
HRSA
2633833430
IHS
499711531
NIH
31511,2701,306115
SAMHSA
5115712583
HHS Total
19,34448,56450,33717,571

1 The ACF reported 556 pending requests last year; inaccuracies were identified while implementing new FOIA system.
2 The OPHS reported 296 pending requests last year; inaccuracies were identified while implementing new FOIA system.
3 The NIH reported 152 pending requests last year; one (1) inaccuracy was identified this year.

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 Exemp- tions

                  Number of Full Denials Based on Reasons Other than Exemptions 

 

 

 

 

 

No Records

All Records Referred to Another Compo- nent  or Agency

Request With- drawn

Fee- Related Reason

Records not Reason- ably Described

Im- proper FOIA Request for Other Reason

Not Agency Record

Dupli- cate Request

Other *Explain in chart below”

   TOTAL

OS  

119

109

17

12

640

11

8

4

27

13

4

0

964

ACF

3

116

0

2

15

1

1

0

0

0

23

16

177

AOA

6

1

0

2

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

11

CMS

26,390

55

1,301

2,160

466

565

125

119

1,206

0

1

318

32,706

OIG

111

66

35

85

27

30

4

2

13

26

6

5

410

OPHS/ PSC

180

146

8

64

61

133

0

12

17

2

4

37

664

AHRQ

22

20

1

9

7

4

0

1

1

3

0

0

68

CDC

337

250

16

341

62

183

50

37

15

14

32

33

1,370

FDA

8,592

135

111

934

36

1,158

228

14

129

3

216

531

12,087

HRSA

276

27

2

14

5

4

3

0

0

3

0

0

334

IHS

7

32

4

8

2

2

0

0

5

2

2

51

115

NIH

831

103

6

125

12

142

44

22

6

11

4

0

1,306

SAMHSA

5

99

3

8

0

3

2

2

0

0

3

0

125

HHS Total

36,879

1,159

1,504

3,764

1,335

2,236

465

213

1,419

77

295

991

50,337

 

B. (2) Disposition of FOIA Requests – Other Reasons for “Full Denials
Based on Reasons Other than Exemptions” from Section V, B (1)

ComponentDescription of “Other” Reasons for Denials from Chart B (1) & Number of Times Those Reasons Were Relied uponTOTAL
OS
N/A0
ACF
Closed under the Privacy Act16
AOA
N/A0
CMS
Administrative Closures318
OIG

Records  on OIG Webpage
No response from Requester

1
4
OPHS/PSC

No response from Requester

37
AHRQ
N/A0
CDC
Not Perfected33
FDA
Available on internet531
HRSA
N/A0
IHS
No response from Requester51
NIH
N/A0
SAMHSA
N/A0
HHS Total
 991

B. (3)  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
OS
01422147713715122000
ACF
000153513300000000
AOA
00010100000000
CMS
010191,34910503000
OIG
020313335829032115000
OPHS/PSC
06746179240500000
AHRQ
0011451300000000
CDC
0641312254143170000000
FDA
0448126153211101213000
HRSA
0121851200000000
IHS
0001171800000000
NIH
012143149001110000
SAMHSA
0031847500000000
HHS Total
0111814202622,0461991116520000