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Feb 16, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
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
Reported by Committee — Sep 21, 2006
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.
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 ... Read more >
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
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.
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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. October 13, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr867>
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