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H.R. 4968 (109th): Tupac Shakur Records Release Act of 2006

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3/15/2006--Introduced. Tupac Amaru Shakur Records Release Act of 2006 - Directs the National Archives to commence establishment of a collection of records to be known as the "Tupac Amaru Shakur Records Collection" at the National Archives.

Requires the Archivist of the United States to enter into an agreement with the Tupac Amaru Shakur Center for the Arts in Stone Mountain, Georgia, or another location agreed to by the family of Tupak Shakur, for the establishment of a secondary location for a complete copy of the appropriate part of the Collection, not including physical artifacts.

Instructs the National Archives to ensure the security of the records in the Collection that qualify for postponement of public disclosure pursuant to this Act.

Directs the National Archives to appoint an independent Citizens Advisory Committee.

Sets forth provisions for the review, identification, transmission to the National Archives, and public disclosure of records related to the life and death of Tupac Amaru Shakur, by Government offices.

Sets forth provisions for the postponement of public disclosure of related records or particular information in such records..

Sets forth requirements for the review of all related records for public disclosure or postponement of public disclosure by the Archivist. Grants Presidential authority over such disclosure or postponement of executive branch related records or information, or of any information in a related record obtained or developed solely within the executive branch.

Requires the Archivist to: (1) provide written notice to the President and Congress of the Archivist's intention to terminate activities under this Act; and (2) upon completing activities required under this Act, to submit to the President and Congress a written certification that the activities of the Archivist are complete.