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Last Action: This bill passed in the House on June 9, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Mar 13, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009
This bill was introduced on March 13, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New York's 8th congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 13, 2008
Length: 13 pages
To provide safe, fair, and responsible procedures and standards for resolving claims of state secret privilege.
3/13/2008--Introduced.State Secret Protection Act of 2008 - Declares that in any civil action brought in federal or state court the government has a privilege to refuse to give evidence and ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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Reintroduced Bill — Reported by Committee
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 984 (111th).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5607”). 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 committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5607 — 110th Congress: State Secret Protection Act of 2008. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5607
“H.R. 5607 — 110th Congress: State Secret Protection Act of 2008.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. November 27, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5607>
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