If records are denied by a government agency, despite a Freedom of Information Act request, or if fees are assessed, this letter can be used in appeal.
Andy Anderson 123 Main St. Anytown, CA 95928 (555) 555-1212
[Head of Agency] [Agency] [Address] [City, State, ZIP]
Re: Freedom of Information Act Appeal
August 30, 2010
This is an appeal under the Freedom of Information Act.
On [date], I requested documents under the Freedom of Information Act. On [date], I received a response from [name]. My request was assigned number _____.
The documents must be disclosed under the FOIA because:
Thank you for your consideration.