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.
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Feb 16, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 16, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 16, 2005
Length: 14 pages
- See Instead:
S. 394 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Sep 21, 2006
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1326 (110th).
H.R. 867 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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