S. 1285 (111th): Detainee Photographic Records Protection Act of 2009

Introduced:

Jun 17, 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 Senate on June 17, 2009 but was never passed by the House.

Sponsor:

Joseph Lieberman

Senator from Connecticut

Independent

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 18, 2009
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide that certain photographic records relating to the treatment of any individual engaged, captured, or detained after September 11, 2001, by the Armed Forces of the United States in operations outside the United States shall not be subject to disclosure under section 552 of title 5, United States Code (commonly referred to as the Freedom of Information Act), to amend section 552(b)(3) of title 5, United States Code (commonly referred to as the Freedom of Information Act) to provide that statutory exemptions to disclosure requirements of that Act shall specifically cite to the provision of that Act authorizing exemptions, to ensure and open and deliberative process in Congress by providing for related legislative proposals to explicitly state such required citations, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Jun 17, 2009
 
Introduced

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Jun 17, 2009
 
Passed Senate

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