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Delaware Agency FOIA Logs Often Differ in Degree of Detail

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DOVER,Del. (AP) - Some state agencies in Delaware fail to comply with requirements for identifying their Freedom of Information Act coordinators and tracking FOIA requests.

An Associated Press review of state agency FOIA logs shows significant differences in the amount of detail they include, and several agencies didn't meet a statutory deadline of 15 business days to respond to or at least acknowledge requests for the logs.

A 2012 law also requires each agency to identify a FOIA coordinator on its website, but some still do not.

Meanwhile, the attorney general's office is preparing for new mandates under legislation passed last year that will require it to publish a manual for agency coordinators every two years and to hold annual training seminars.

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