45 CFR 705.5 - Disclosure of requested information to individuals.
The General Counsel, or one or more assistants designated by him or her, upon receiving a request for notification of the existence of a record or for access to a record shall:
(a) Determine whether such record exists;
(b) Determine whether access is available under the Privacy Act;
(c) Notify the requesting person of those determinations within 10 (ten) working days (excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and legal public holidays); and
(d) Provide access to information pertaining to that person that has been determined to be available.