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Request Status Definitions

Received

 

Your request has been properly received by the USDA FOIA Office. A notice was sent informing you of a request tracking number.

Assigned for Processing

 

Your request has been assigned to a FOIA Specialist for processing.

On Hold-Need Info/Clarification

 

Your request is on hold (meaning that the processing time is suspended) pending clarification of scope, request for additional information, etc. You will be notified via correspondence explaining any reasons(s) your request is on hold.

In Process

 

Your request is actively being processed by the USDA FOIA Office.

Cost Estimate Sent

 

Your request is on hold (meaning that the processing time is suspended) pending resolution of a fee matter, e.g., estimated costs exceed what was promised to pay, estimate cots exceed $250.00, etc. You will be notified via correspondence explaining the specific fee matter that must be resolved before processing continues.

Documents Delivered

 

Responsive documents have been delivered. If delivery was made via the Public Access website the download icon will be present. Otherwise the records will be delivered in the method requested.

Closed

 

The Agency's response to your request was sent and your request is closed.

 



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