May 7, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on June 17, 1998, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from New York
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Last Updated: Jul 22, 1998
Length: 38 pages
About the bill
A bill to provide for a system to classify information in the interests of national security and a system to declassify such information.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 22 (106th).
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 712 — 105th Congress: Government Secrecy Reform Act of 1998. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/s712
“S. 712 — 105th Congress: Government Secrecy Reform Act of 1998.” www.GovTrack.us. 1997. August 29, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/s712>
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