FOIA Annual Reports

In accordance with the Electronic FOIA Amendments of 1996, each Department is required to electronically submit available annual reports. The annual reports specify a variety of numerical benchmarks such as:

  • The number of requests received and processed
  • Reasons why the agency may not have released requested records
  • The number of appeals and the results
  • Fees collected
  • and the number of staff and staff hours devoted to processing requests

FOIA Annual Reports Raw Data

Below are the HHS annual reports from Fiscal Year 1998 to the present:

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