H.R. 3071 (112th): Presidential Records Act Amendments of 2011

Introduced:

Sep 29, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 17, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Edolphus “Ed” Towns

Representative for New York's 10th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 29, 2011
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend chapter 22 of title 44, United States Code, popularly known as the Presidential Records Act, to establish procedures for the consideration of claims of constitutionally based privilege against disclosure of Presidential records.

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History

Sep 29, 2011
 
Introduced

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Nov 17, 2011
 
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