H.R. 1211 (113th): FOIA Act

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 15, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
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.

Sponsor:

Darrell Issa

Representative for California's 49th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 26, 2014
Length: 31 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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History

Mar 15, 2013
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 20, 2013
 
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.

Feb 25, 2014
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

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