Jun 17, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
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.
Senator from Connecticut
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Last Updated: Jun 18, 2009
Length: 5 pages
About the bill
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.
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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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. October 1, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s1285>
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