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 title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
- Subject Areas
- Related Bills
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.H.R. 3015 (identical)
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 24, 2009S. 1260 (Related)Detainee Photographic Records Protection Act of 2009
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 15, 2009
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 1285 — 111th Congress: Detainee Photographic Records Protection Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s1285
“S. 1285 — 111th Congress: Detainee Photographic Records Protection Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. July 27, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s1285>
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