How long does it take to get a FOI document?

My HOA has a rule that only one request a month to see or get copies of HOA documents is allowed.

My son John says that would not stop me from requesting once a month, maybe a number of HOA documents. — hank springer

consider the following:

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…..The FBI said it has a policy of processing and releasing large requests at a pace of 500 pages a month, while Seavey, represented by D.C. transparency lawyer Jeffrey Light, had proposed 5,000 pages a month. (At one point, the FBI thought it had about 150,000 pages of responsive records, which would’ve meant a 25-year wait.)

Justice Department lawyers and the FBI argued that going faster than 500 pages a month would disrupt the agency’s workflow and create the possibility of a few massive requests effectively shutting down the rest of the their FOIA operation.

Kessler didn’t buy it.

“Neither proffered justification is persuasive,” the Clinton appointee wrote. “In the name of reducing its own administrative headaches, the FBI’s 500-page policy ensures that larger requests are subject to an interminable delay in being completed. Under the 500-page policy, requestors must wait 1 year for every 6,000 potentially responsive documents, and those who request tens of ….

read more at http://www.politico.com/blogs/under-the-radar/2017/07/29/judge-balks-fbi-foia-timeline-17-years-241127

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