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Mar 15, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
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.
Senator from Vermont
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Last Updated: May 6, 2010
Length: 7 pages
A bill to establish the Commission on Freedom of Information Act Processing Delays.
5/5/2010--Passed Senate amended.Faster FOIA Act of 2010 - Establishes the Commission on Freedom of Information Act Processing Delays to conduct a study to:(1) identify methods that will help reduce delays ... Read more >
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Reintroduced Bill — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 627 (112th).
Reintroduced Bill — Passed Senate
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1466 (112th).
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Passed House & Senate
Last Action: Jul 29, 2011
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 20, 2010
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 3111 — 111th Congress: Faster FOIA Act of 2010. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s3111
“S. 3111 — 111th Congress: Faster FOIA Act of 2010.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. November 27, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s3111>
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