Mar 15, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on February 25, 2014 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for California's 49th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 26, 2014
Length: 31 pages
About the bill
To amend section 552 of title 5, United States Code (commonly known as the Freedom of Information Act), to provide for greater public access to information, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
Reintroduced Bill — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 653.
Links & tools
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 1211 — 113th Congress: FOIA Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1211
“H.R. 1211 — 113th Congress: FOIA Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. September 28, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1211>
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