Title 6: Domestic Security
CHAPTER X: PRIVACY AND CIVIL LIBERTIES OVERSIGHT BOARD
PART 1000: DISCLOSURE OF RECORDS AND INFORMATION
: Freedom of Information Act
1000.9 - Administrative appeal.
Appeals shall be set forth in writing within 30 calendar days of receipt of a denial and addressed to the head of the agency via mail or fax pursuant to the contact information listed in § 1000.6(a). The words “FOIA APPEAL” must be clearly marked on the envelope or cover page, as well as the actual appeal. The appeal shall include a statement explaining the basis for the appeal. Determinations of appeals will be set forth in writing and signed by the head of the agency, or his designee, within 20 days of receipt of the appeal. If, on appeal, the denial is in whole or in part upheld, the written determination will also contain a notification of the provisions for judicial review, where a challenge may be filed, and the names of the persons who participated in the determination.