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H.R. 4232 (112th): Restoring Essential Safeguards for a Transparent, Open, and Reliable Executive under FOIA Act

To amend section 552 of title 5, United States Code (popularly referred to as the Freedom of Information Act), to provide that the exemptions to that section shall not apply to matters relating to certain transactions executed by an instrumentality of the Federal Government operating in a commercial manner.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Michael Turner

Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 3rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 21, 2012
Length: 3 pages

Mar 21, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 21, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mar 21, 2012

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H.R. 4232 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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