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.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 867 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 16, 2005

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 394” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. 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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History

Introduced
Feb 16, 2005
Reported by Committee
Sep 21, 2006

Details

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

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Votes

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