Please review this page before submitting a FOIA request. You will find many commonly requested United States Mint records.
- Mint’s Directive on the FOIA (i.e., Mint Directive MD 7B-7)
- Freedom of Information Act Report to Congress
- United States Mint Strategic Plan
- United States Mint Annual Report
- Citizens Commemorative Coin Advisory Committee (CCCAC) Annual Report to Congress
- Commemorative Coin Program Report (CCRA)
- Public Enterprise Fund (PEF) Report
- Mint Press Releases
- Privacy Impact Assessments (PIAs)
- United States Mint Directives
- United States Mint FOIA Logs
This electronic reading room complies with the requirements of 5 U.S.C. 552(a)(2), as amended by P.L. 104-231. It contains “(a)(2)” materials and other FOIA-processed records likely to be requested under FOIA.
These (a)(2) materials include: final opinions, including concurring and dissenting opinions and orders made in the Mint’s adjudication of cases; statements of policy and interpretations that have been adopted by the Mint and are not published in the Federal Register; and administrative staff manuals and instructions, or portions thereof, that establish Mint policy affecting a member of the Public.
Mint Directive on FOIA
January 30, 2004
Chapter 7 – Administrative Programs
Part B – Documentation Systems
Freedom of Information Act
Purpose: This Directive establishes the Mint’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Program.
Scope: All United States Mint activities.
Outcome: The uniform and consistent disclosure of Mint information made in accordance with applicable FOIA rules and regulations.
Policy: The Mint will conduct its FOIA Program in accordance with FOIA rules and regulations and in the spirit of providing requestors their appropriate and rightful access to information maintained by the Mint.
- The Director of the Mint, as the Mint FOIA Appeals Officer, is responsible for signing all final responses to FOIA appeals.
- The Office of Chief Counsel is responsible for:
- Establishing internal procedures consistent with all applicable Federal rules and regulations to ensure the effectiveness of the Mint’s FOIA Program
- Ensuring that employees who are responsible in any part for FOIA processing are knowledgeable about the provisions and requirements of the FOIA and ensuring that these employees attend FOIA training at least once a year
- Providing legal advice and reviewing all FOIA appeals
- The Mint Disclosure Officer (DO) is responsible for:
- Managing the Mint FOIA Program
- Providing Program guidance, technical advice, and assistance
- Determining and responding to requests for information, FOIA and related actions (e.g., fees, waivers)
- Processing all FOIA requests
- Conducting appropriate and necessary communication with requestors and liaison with other responsible parties/participants
- Keeping Mint respondents informed of due dates and seeking on a case-by-case basis the support of the Director’s Office in obtaining responses that are past due
- Providing copies of requests from Congress to the Director’s Office and agency Legislative Liaison
- Providing copies of requests from the media to the Public Affairs Officer
- Conducting or providing for Mint-wide FOIA training on a regular and systematic basis
- Maintaining liaison with offices and agencies that have FOIA responsibilities that impact the Mint
- Associate Directors, Plant Managers, and Assistant Directors are responsible for:
- Forwarding requests for FOIA information immediately to the DO
- Designating staff to support the DO in determining if requested information exists, is maintained by the unit, and can be provided to the DO within the allotted time period
- All requests made under the FOIA must be made in writing
- Standard exclusions will be applied to Mint FOIA requests
- Applicable fees of $25 or more will be charged to the requestor. Additional charges will be made in accordance with the fee schedule contained in 31 CFR 1.7
- Requests will be processed within 20 workdays of the DO receiving the request
- Requesters will be informed of the right and the procedures involved to seek administrative appeal and judicial review of:
- Any partial or total denial of access to records
- A fee waiver denial
- An expedited processing denial
- A determination of the requester’s category for fee purposes
- A “no records” determination
- Freedom of Information Act, Title 5, United States Code, Section 552, as amended
- Title 31,CFR, Part 1, Subpart A
- Executive Order 12600, “Pre-disclosure Notification Procedures for Confidential Commercial Information”
- Executive Order 12958, “Classified National Security Information”
- Treasury Directive 25-05, “The Freedom of Information Act”
- Treasury’s “Freedom of Information Act Handbook”, TD P 25-05
- Applicable Department of Justice, OMB, and NARA guidelines
Cancellation: Mint Directive MD 7B-7, dated January 1998.
Sunset Review Date: June 2006.
Responsible Office: Office of Chief Counsel.
United States Mint Freedom of Information Act Annual Report to Congress
Download the following United States Mint FOIA Reports to Congress in Adobe Acrobat (PDF):
- Fiscal Year 2011
- Fiscal Year 2010
- Fiscal Year 2009
- Fiscal Year 2008
- Fiscal Year 2007
- Fiscal Year 2006
- Fiscal Year 2005
- Fiscal Year 2004
- Fiscal Year 2003
- Fiscal Year 2002
- Fiscal Year 2001
- Fiscal Year 2000
Download the following United States Mint Strategic Plans in Adobe Acrobat (PDF):
- 2002 – 2007 United States Mint Strategic Plan
- 2000 United States Mint Strategic Plan
- 1999 United States Mint Strategic Plan
- 1998 United States Mint Strategic Plan
- 1997 United States Mint Strategic Plan
Commemorative Coin Advisory Committee (CCAC) Annual Report
The Quarterly Commemorative Coin Reform Act (CCRA)
The Commemorative Coin Program Reports are prepared quarterly by the Office of Sales and Marketing. The report includes updates on individual Commemorative Coin Programs as well as program-wide issues and financial reporting as required by The Commemorative Coin Reform Act of 1996 (CCRA), as amended by Title II of Public Law 108-15 (Apr. 23, 2003). This amended Public Law requires Commemorative Coin Programs to report and link public funding of special projects to private support by requiring recipient organizations to show receipts of donations from private sources “in an amount that is equal to or greater than” the total amount of the proceeds of such surcharge derived from the sale of such numismatic items.
The reports below that bear an asterisk are available in Portable Document Format (PDF).
FY 2013 First Quarter
Public Enterprise Fund (PEF) Report
The Public Enterprise Fund Reports are prepared quarterly by the Office of the Chief Financial Officer. They include updates on the implementation of the Public Enterprise Fund as well as program-wide issues and financial performance.
The PEF is available in PDF.
2010 First Quarter
Privacy Impact Assessments (PIAs)
Pursuant to the E-Government Act of 2002, federal agencies are required to conduct Privacy Impact Assessments (PIA) for electronic information systems and collections and, in general, make them publicly available through the website of the agency. The PIA is an analysis of how information is handled “(a) to ensure handling conforms to applicable legal, regulatory, and policy requirements regarding privacy, (b) to determine risks and effects of collecting, maintaining and disseminating information in identifiable form in an electronic information system, and (c) to examine and evaluate protections and alternative processes for handling information to mitigate potential privacy risks.”
- Denver Tour Reservation System Privacy Impact Assessment
- Order Management System Privacy Impact Assessment
- National Electronic Incident Reporting System (NEIRS)
- The Presidential $1 Coin Program Data Collection Privacy Impact Assessment
- Electronic Newsletter Subscription Database Privacy Impact Assessment
- Licensing Privacy Impact Assessment
- Freedom of Information Act/Privacy Act Tracking System
Until such time that this document is prepared for public posting on this Web page, copies of the following PIA document may be obtained by contacting the United States Mint Disclosure Officer at (202) 354-6788.
United States Mint Directives
- Authority to Make Administrative Appeal Determinations Under the FOIA and Privacy Act
- Police Citizen Contacts
- Citizen Complaint Policy
United States Mint FOIA Logs
- Fiscal Year 2017 (October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2017)
- Fiscal Year 2016 (October 1, 2015 to September 30, 2016)
- Fiscal Year 2015 (October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015)