"Freedom of Information Act Request" - South Carolina

Freedom of Information Act Request is a legal document that was released by the South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services - a government authority operating within South Carolina.

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FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT REQUEST:
When making a request for publicly available documents, be as specific as possible about the information
you’re requesting. Information and data obtained in the discharge of the official duties of SCDPPPS and its
staff is privileged (SC Code Section § 24-21-290) and shall not be disclosed or released except as required by
law or specifically authorized by Department policy. No information requested may be utilized for commercial
solicitation. SC Code Section 30-4-50(B).
You may submit your FOIA request to
Anita.Dantzler@ppp.sc.gov.
You must include an email address or physical address for a response.
Requestor’s Name:
Email Address:
Phone Number:
Mailing Address:
I ____________________ , request this information under provisions of the South Carolina Freedom of Information Act:
CHARGES FOR RECORDINGS AND OTHER RELEASABLE INFORMATION
Copying or printing
$ 0.20 per page
General information requests requiring more than 15 minutes
$15.00 per hour
of employee staff time for the search, retrieval and redaction of records
Audio recordings
$17.50 each
** If the charge is expected to exceed $50.00, a deposit for searching and/or copying may be required of the individual
requesting information. The deposit will be no more than 25% of the anticipated cost to search, retrieve and redact
records for the request.
** Payment must be made in cashier's check, or money order only, payable to "South Carolina Department of Probation,
Parole, and Pardon Services." A receipt will be issued to the purchaser.
**Per SC Code of Laws
Section
30-4-30(C), if the information requested is not privileged under Section 24-21-290,
Department staff will provide an initial determination to the FOIA requestor notifying the requestor of the existence of
records and will provide the anticipated cost to search, retrieve and redact records for the request within 10 days (excepting
Saturdays, Sundays, and legal public holidays) of the receipt of the request. For records older than 24 months, the initial
determination response time is 20 business days.
**Department staff will produce the requested records within 30 calendar days (35 days for records older than 24 months)
from the date it initially responds to the FOIA request, unless a deposit is required. If additional time is needed, the
Department will notify you and will seek an extension by written mutual agreement, which shall not be unreasonably
withheld by the requestor. SC Code Section 30-4-30(C). If the information is privileged under Section 24-21-290,
Department staff will inform the FOIA requestor that the information is confidential and cannot be released pursuant to
state law within 10 days (excepting Saturdays, Sundays, and legal public holidays) of the receipt of the request.
SCDPPPS · Office of External Affairs · 293 Greystone Blvd., Columbia, SC 29210 /
P.O Box 207 · Columbia, SC 29202
Revised 10/25/2021
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT REQUEST:
When making a request for publicly available documents, be as specific as possible about the information
you’re requesting. Information and data obtained in the discharge of the official duties of SCDPPPS and its
staff is privileged (SC Code Section § 24-21-290) and shall not be disclosed or released except as required by
law or specifically authorized by Department policy. No information requested may be utilized for commercial
solicitation. SC Code Section 30-4-50(B).
You may submit your FOIA request to
Anita.Dantzler@ppp.sc.gov.
You must include an email address or physical address for a response.
Requestor’s Name:
Email Address:
Phone Number:
Mailing Address:
I ____________________ , request this information under provisions of the South Carolina Freedom of Information Act:
CHARGES FOR RECORDINGS AND OTHER RELEASABLE INFORMATION
Copying or printing
$ 0.20 per page
General information requests requiring more than 15 minutes
$15.00 per hour
of employee staff time for the search, retrieval and redaction of records
Audio recordings
$17.50 each
** If the charge is expected to exceed $50.00, a deposit for searching and/or copying may be required of the individual
requesting information. The deposit will be no more than 25% of the anticipated cost to search, retrieve and redact
records for the request.
** Payment must be made in cashier's check, or money order only, payable to "South Carolina Department of Probation,
Parole, and Pardon Services." A receipt will be issued to the purchaser.
**Per SC Code of Laws
Section
30-4-30(C), if the information requested is not privileged under Section 24-21-290,
Department staff will provide an initial determination to the FOIA requestor notifying the requestor of the existence of
records and will provide the anticipated cost to search, retrieve and redact records for the request within 10 days (excepting
Saturdays, Sundays, and legal public holidays) of the receipt of the request. For records older than 24 months, the initial
determination response time is 20 business days.
**Department staff will produce the requested records within 30 calendar days (35 days for records older than 24 months)
from the date it initially responds to the FOIA request, unless a deposit is required. If additional time is needed, the
Department will notify you and will seek an extension by written mutual agreement, which shall not be unreasonably
withheld by the requestor. SC Code Section 30-4-30(C). If the information is privileged under Section 24-21-290,
Department staff will inform the FOIA requestor that the information is confidential and cannot be released pursuant to
state law within 10 days (excepting Saturdays, Sundays, and legal public holidays) of the receipt of the request.
SCDPPPS · Office of External Affairs · 293 Greystone Blvd., Columbia, SC 29210 /
P.O Box 207 · Columbia, SC 29202
Revised 10/25/2021