S. 589 (109th): Faster FOIA Act of 2005

A bill to establish the Commission on Freedom of Information Act Processing Delays.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 10, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 17, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

John Cornyn

Senator from Texas

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 17, 2005
Length: 8 pages

History

Mar 10, 2005
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 17, 2005
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued 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.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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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