Reported by Committee — Mar 25, 2015
Last Action: Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Explanation: The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on March 25, 2015.
Mar 15, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
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
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.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
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Last Action: Mar 25, 2015
Last Action: Dec 8, 2014
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1211>
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