CUNA Regulatory Comment Call


October 27, 2003

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

QUESTIONS REGARDING THE RULE

  1. Do you feel it is reasonable to designate the OIG and Central Office (Office of General Counsel) as the NCUA information centers for purposes of responding to FOIA requests?

    Yes ______ No ______

    If not, why not?














  2. Do you agree with the general policy of using the date that NCUA begins its search as the cut-off date in determining what records are responsive to a FOIA request?

    Yes ______ No ______

    If not, what cut-off date do you suggest?














  3. Do you have any other recommendations or concerns regarding the NCUA procedures for processing FOIA requests?

    Yes ______ No ______

    If yes, please describe the recommendation(s) or concern(s).














Eric Richard • General Counsel • (202) 508-6742 • erichard@cuna.com
Mary Mitchell Dunn • SVP & Associate General Counsel • (202) 508-6736 • mdunn@cuna.com
Jeffrey Bloch • Assistant General Counsel • (202) 508-6732 • jbloch@cuna.com
Catherine Orr • Senior Regulatory Counsel • (202) 508-6743 • corr@cuna.com