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What is the response time for my FOIA request?

  • Commercial Requests - within 21 business days
  • Non-commercial requests - within 5 business days.
Note: It is a violation of the Freedom of Information Act for a person to knowingly obtain a public record for a commercial purpose without disclosing that it is for a commercial purpose, if requested to do so by the public body. 5 ILCS 140/3.1 (c)