Apr 15, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 9, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for California's 30th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 10, 2008
Length: 10 pages
About the bill
To amend title 44, United States Code, to require preservation of certain electronic records by Federal agencies, to require a certification and reports relating to Presidential records, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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.
Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 1318 (110th).
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
Links & tools
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5811 — 110th Congress: Electronic Message Preservation Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5811
“H.R. 5811 — 110th Congress: Electronic Message Preservation Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. August 29, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5811>
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