H.R. 541 (110th): Faster FOIA Act of 2007


Jan 17, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 17, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Brad Sherman

Representative for California's 27th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 17, 2007
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About the bill

Full Title

To establish the Commission on Freedom of Information Act Processing Delays.

Summary (CRS)

1/17/2007--Introduced.Faster FOIA Act of 2007 - Establishes a 16-member Commission on Freedom of Information Act Processing Delays to conduct a study concerning methods to reduce delays in processing Freedom of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 17, 2007

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 541”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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Related Bills

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H.R. 1620 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 13, 2005

H.R. 5087 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 20, 2010

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