How to Make a FOIA Request to the Bureau
Requests may be made by email or letter. Oral requests are not accepted. Emails should be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Letters should be mailed or otherwise delivered to:
Mrs. Jennifer Echols, Freedom of Information Officer
You have the right to have denial of a FOIA request reviewed by the Public Access Counselor (PAC) at the Office of the Illinois Attorney General [5 ILCS 140/9.5(a)]. You may file your Request for Review in writing to:
Public Access Counselor
The Request for Review with the PAC must be filed within 60 calendar days of the date of this letter [5 ILCS 140/9.5(a)]. You must include a copy of your original FOIA request and this letter when filing your Request for Review with the PAC.