Dept. of Veterans Affairs FOIA Exemptions

Use Rate
Total claims

Dept. of Veterans Affairs Annual Reports: '08 |
The Dept. of Veterans Affairs used b(3) exemptions to withhold information from FOIA requesters 24,987 times in 2008-2009.


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  • Patents
  • Public Contracts
  • Veterans' Benefits
Statute Description Claims
38 USC 5701 Names and addresses of present and former members of the Armed Forces and their dependents. 4,437.0
38 USC 7332 Medical records relating to drug abuse, alcoholism, or alcohol abuse, infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or sickle cell anemia 3,742.0
38 USC 5705 Records created as part of a medical quality assurance program 99.0
41 USC 253b(m) Proposals submitted by unsuccessful contract bidders 38.0
35 USC 205 Patent records 15.0