H.R. 35 (111th): Presidential Records Act Amendments of 2009

Introduced:

Jan 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on January 7, 2009 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Edolphus “Ed” Towns

Representative for New York's 10th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 19, 2009
Length: 12 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend chapter 22 of title 44, United States Code, popularly known as the Presidential Records Act, to establish procedures for the consideration of claims of constitutionally based privilege against disclosure of Presidential records.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 3071 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

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Last Action: Nov 17, 2011

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 35” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Jan 6, 2009
Passed House
Jan 7, 2009
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Details

Cosponsors
5 cosponsors (3D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Jan 7, 2009 12:27 p.m.
Passed 359/58

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