Mar 13, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on August 3, 2007 but was never passed by the House.
Senator from Vermont
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Last Updated: Aug 3, 2007
Length: 20 pages
- See Instead:
S. 2488 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Dec 31, 2007
About the bill
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.
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.
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.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 849 — 110th Congress: OPEN Government Act of 2007. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s849
“S. 849 — 110th Congress: OPEN Government Act of 2007.” www.GovTrack.us. 2007. August 25, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s849>
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