S. 2488 (110th): OPEN Government Act of 2007

Introduced:

Dec 14, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 31, 2007

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 31, 2007.

Law:

Pub.L. 110-175

Sponsor:

Patrick Leahy

Senator from Vermont

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 20, 2007
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to promote accessibility, accountability, and 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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History

Dec 14, 2007
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 14, 2007
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 18, 2007
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 31, 2007
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This page is about a 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.

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