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

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

About the bill

Full Title

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

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History

Mar 10, 2005
 
Introduced

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Mar 17, 2005
 
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Details

Cosponsors
5 cosponsors (3D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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