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How to Appeal When You Have Been Denied Access to a FOIL Request


If you have been denied access by the Records Access Officer, you will be notified in writing. You have a right to appeal, but you must do so within 30 days of the written denial.

Submit your appeal to:

FOIL Appeals Officer
Office of Counsel
44 Holland Ave.
Albany, NY 12229
Or by fax: (518) 474-7382
Or by e-mail: FOIL Appeals Officer  ( [email protected])