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S. 3111 (111th): Faster FOIA Act of 2010

A bill to establish the Commission on Freedom of Information Act Processing Delays.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 15, 2010
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 May 5, 2010 but was never passed by the House.

Sponsor:

Patrick Leahy

Senator from Vermont

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 6, 2010
Length: 7 pages

History

Mar 15, 2010
 
Introduced

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Apr 15, 2010
 
Ordered Reported

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May 5, 2010
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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.

S. 3111 (111th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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