H.R. 867 (109th): OPEN Government Act of 2005

Introduced:

Feb 16, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 16, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Lamar Smith
Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 16, 2005
Length: 14 pages

See Instead:

S. 394 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Sep 21, 2006

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.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 1326 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 5, 2007

S. 394 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 21, 2006

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History

Introduced
Feb 16, 2005

Details

Cosponsors
31 cosponsors (27D, 4R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this bill.

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