Redacted Wage Garnishment Desision from March 2010.
Final Opinions/Orders in Adjudicated Cases
Aviation, Hazardous Materials, and Motor Carrier-Related Decisions
Decisions by ALJs and/or the Assistant Secretary for Aviation and International Affairs [1996-present]
In accordance with 5 USC 552(a)(2), the following four categories of records (“Reading Room” records) are available without the need for a FOIA request. Only Reading Room records created on or after November 1, 1996 must be made available electronically, and we make them available here.
The Office of the Secretary (OST) formulates national transportation policy; prepares needed transportation legislation; helps negotiate and implement international transportation agreements; assures the fitness of U.S. airlines and enforces airline consumer protection regulations. It also issues regulations to prevent alcohol and illegal drug misuse in transportation systems; assures lack of discrimination against people with disabilities; promotes intermodal transportation; issues licenses for commercial expendable space launch vehicle operations and encourages minority enterprises in transportation.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is presenting our Chief FOIA Officer’s Report on a component-by-component basis. A summary of Departmental-level activity precedes the component-by-component reports.
We are pleased to show in this second annual Chief FOIA Officer report that DOT has made good progress in reducing backlogs, making proactive disclosures, applying the presumption of openness, and ensuring that DOT has effective systems in place to respond to FOIA requests.
We are pleased to demonstrate in this third annual Chief FOIA Officer report that DOT has made strong progress in reducing backlogs, making proactive disclosures, applying the presumption of openness, ensuring that DOT has effective systems in place to respond to FOIA requests, and using technology to increase the timeliness of our disclosures.
The DOT-wide FOIA Office provides direction, leadership, guidance, and assistance to the FOIA offices throughout DOT. This office hosts a monthly DOT-wide meeting for FOIA offices within DOT and coordinates the overall FOIA annual report for the Department, as well as the Chief FOIA Officer report. The DOT FOIA Officer also serves as the FOIA Officer for OST.
Any inquiries into your specific FOIA request, including status updates, or general questions about FOIA, should be directed to the appropriate FOIA Requester Service Center shown below. If you have concerns after receiving an initial response from the appropriate FOIA Requester Service Center, you may contact the FOIA Public Liaison.
US Department of Transportation FOIA Annual Report to Congress for 2004.