A bill to establish the Commission on Freedom of Information Act Processing Delays.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Texas. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 17, 2005
Length: 8 pages
Mar 10, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 17, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What stakeholders are saying
Mar 10, 2005
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Mar 17, 2005
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
S. 589 (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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Civic Impulse. (2018). S. 589 — 109th Congress: Faster FOIA Act of 2005. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/s589
“S. 589 — 109th Congress: Faster FOIA Act of 2005.” www.GovTrack.us. 2005. February 22, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/s589>
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