H.R. 1309 (110th): Freedom of Information Act Amendments of 2007

Introduced:

Mar 5, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 14, 2007 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Lacy Clay Jr.
Representative for Missouri's 1st congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 15, 2007
Length: 19 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To promote 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

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 2488 (Related)
OPEN Government Act of 2007

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 31, 2007

S. 2427 (Related)
OPEN Government Act of 2007

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 6, 2007

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 1309” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Mar 5, 2007
Reported by Committee
Mar 8, 2007
Passed House
Mar 14, 2007
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Details

Cosponsors
2 cosponsors (1R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Mar 14, 2007 12:42 p.m.
Passed 308/117

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