S. 394 (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 September 21, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

John Cornyn

Senator from Texas

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 21, 2006
Length: 16 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to promote accessibility, accountability, and 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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Feb 16, 2005
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 21, 2006
 
Reported by Committee

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Details

Cosponsors
6 cosponsors (4D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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