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July 14, 2015
Mr. William Marshall
Judicial Watch
425 Third St., SW, Suite 800
Washington, D.C. 20024
Dear Mr. Marshall:
This letter further response your correspondence, dated May 14, 2015, the U.S. Census
Bureau Freedom Information Act (FOIA) Office. received your request this office
May 20, 2015, and have assigned tracking number DOC-CEN-2015-001310. are
responding under the FOIA your request for: Any and all contracts and related materials between the Census Bureau and
comedian Dick Gregory for Mr. Gregory perform Census Bureau headquarters February 2015. Any and all records reflecting expenses incurred the Census Bureau for Mr.
Gregory perform February 2015. Any and all transcripts Mr. Gregory performance the Census Bureau
headquarters February 2015. Any and all audio video recordings Mr. Gregory performance the Census
Bureau headquarters February 2015.
According our records: June 2015, advised you: were granting you partial fee waiver, and that items number and above were
non-billable items for which there would charge;
Pursuant the Title 15, Code Federal Regulations, Section 4.11(c), for item number
above, non-paper copies, such disks, other electronic media, agencies should charge
the actual costs production that medium. provided you with actual cost
$94.30 for the contractor services produce the video recording; and would continue process your request after received payment. payment was
not received within calendar days from June 2015, your FOIA request would
considered closed. June 25, 2015, received your check dated June 15, 2015, the amount $94.30
(check #34611) and continued process your request.
Mr. William Marshall, DOC-CEN-2015-001310
July 14, 2015
With respect items number through your request, referenced above, enclosed are
responsive documents (28 pages), with withholding determinations noted. Our office received
one record (page 28), that had social security number redacted. withheld information pursuant FOIA Exemption (b)(2), Title United States Code,
Section 552(b) (2). Exemption (b)(2) the FOIA protects from disclosure documents that are
related solely the internal personnel rules and practices agency. withheld information under FOIA Exemption U.S.C. 552(b) (3). Exemption (b)(3)
the FOIA exempts from disclosure records portions records that are made confidential
statute. Accordingly, withheld information containing Title protected information. withheld portions the documents pursuant FOIA Exemption U.S.C. 552(b)(6).
Exemption (b)(6) exempts from disclosure (1) personnel, medical files and similar files, and (2)
the disclosure which would constitute clearly unwarranted invasion personal privacy, U.S.C. 552(b)(6). The phrase similar files has been broadly defined include any
Government records individual, which can identified applying that individual. See
Dept State Washington Post Co., 456 U.S. 595, 601-02 (1982).
The information you requested can identified applying particular individual and
therefore, constitutes personnel similar file. Thus, have redacted individual home
address pursuant Exemption the FOIA. The negligible public interest learning the
person home address outweighed the individuals privacy interests. also determined that portions the documents responsive your request were
nonresponsive. The nonresponsive parts the documents were not specifically related your
With respect item number your request, referenced above, enclosed that
responsive this part your request. The aforementioned record fully releasable under the
Based the above information, this constitutes partial denial your request. You have the
right appeal this (partial denial denial) the FOIA request. appeal must received
within calendar days the date this response letter. Address your appeal the following
Assistant General Counsel for Administration (Office)
Room 5898-C
U.S. Department Commerce,
14th and Constitution Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20230
Mr. William Marshall, DOC-CEN-2015-001310
July 14, 2015 appeal may also sent e-mail, facsimile (fax)
202-482-2552, FOIAonline, you have account FOIAonline, The appeal should include copy the original request and initial denial, any. All appeals should include statement the
reasons why the records requested should made available and why the adverse determination
was error. The appeal letter, the envelope, the e-mail subject line, and the fax cover sheet
should clearly marked Freedom Information Act Appeal.
The e-mail, fax machine, FOIAonline, and Office are monitored only working days during
normal business hours (8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday through Friday). FOIA
appeals posted the e-mail box, fax machine, FOIAonline, Office after normal business
hours will deemed received the next normal business day. the 30th calendar day for
submitting appeal falls Saturday, Sunday legal public holiday, appeal received
5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, the next business day will deemed timely.
Jennifer Goode, Ph.D.
Freedom Information Act/Privacy Act Officer
Chief, Freedom Information Act and Open Government Branch
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