H.R. 6289 (111th): Legislative Data Transparency and Public Access Act of 2010


Sep 29, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 29, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Bill Foster

Representative for Illinois's 14th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 29, 2010
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To direct the Librarian of Congress to make available to the public the bulk legislative summary and status data used to provide the information posted on the THOMAS website, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/29/2010--Introduced.Legislative Data Transparency and Public Access Act of 2010 - Expresses the sense of Congress that the Library of Congress should work toward improving public access to all THOMAS data, ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 29, 2010

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6289”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Links & tools

Primary Source

THOMAS.gov (The Library of Congress)

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