The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert
Speaker of the House of Representatives
Washington, D.C. 20515
Dear Mr. Speaker:
annual report on certain activities pertaining to the Freedom of
Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C.
Information Act, 5 U.S.C.
Information Act litigation cases and also includes a description
of Department of Justice efforts to encourage agency compliance
with the Act during calendar year 2001.
Freedom of Information Act, as amended, the Department of Justice
has established "a single electronic access point" for the
consolidated electronic availability of the annual FOIA reports
of all federal agencies. These reports can be accessed through
www.usdoj.gov/oip/04_6.html, the Department's FOIA website.
to the Freedom of Information Act, as amended by the Electronic
Freedom of Information Act Amendments of 1996, and to its faithful implementation. We look forward to continuing to work
together with Congress, in a constructive partnership based upon
our mutual interests in sound FOIA administration, on all matters
pertaining to the Act.
Jay B. Stephens
cc: Chairman, Committee on Government Reform
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