Passed House — Oct 8, 2015
Last Action: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 254 - 173 (Roll no. 544).
Explanation: This bill passed in the House on October 8, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
A bill to establish the Commission on Freedom of Information Act Processing Delays.
3/17/2005--Reported to Senate without amendment.Faster FOIA Act of 2005 - Establishes a 16-member Commission on Freedom of Information Act Processing Delays to conduct a study concerning methods to: (1) reduce ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/s589>
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