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.
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Feb 16, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on September 21, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Texas
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Last Updated: Sep 21, 2006
Length: 16 pages
Feb 16, 2005
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Sep 21, 2006
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S. 394 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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