About the bill
- Full Title
To promote openness in Government by strengthening section 552 of title 5, United States Code (commonly referred to as the Freedom of Information Act), and for other purposes.
- Summary (CRS)
2/16/2005--Introduced.Openess Promotes Effectiveness in our National Government Act of 2005 or OPEN Government Act of 2005 - Amends the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to prohibit a Federal agency from ...
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Feb 16, 2005
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Mar 5, 2007
Reintroduced Bill —
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1326 (110th).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 867”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
31 cosponsors (27D, 4R)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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H.R. 1326 (110th)
was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 5, 2007
Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 21, 2006
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 867 — 109th Congress: OPEN Government Act of 2005. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr867
“H.R. 867 — 109th Congress: OPEN Government Act of 2005.” www.GovTrack.us. 2005. December 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr867>
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