Mar 25, 2015
Passed House on Jun 25, 2015
This bill passed in the House on June 25, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Representative for Georgia's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 7, 2015
Length: 7 pages
11% chance of being enacted (details)
About the bill
To direct the Chief FOIA Officer of the Department of Homeland Security to make certain improvements in the implementation of section 552 of title 5, United States Code (commonly known as the Freedom of Information Act), and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
The DHS FOIA Efficiency Act of 2015 would require the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to develop an automated online system for processing information requests submitted under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). It would also require DHS to issue an updated regulation implementing FOIA. The bill’s sponsor, Rep. Buddy Carter (R-GA1), issued a press release wherein he said ...
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 1615 — 114th Congress: DHS FOIA Efficiency Act of 2015. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr1615
“H.R. 1615 — 114th Congress: DHS FOIA Efficiency Act of 2015.” www.GovTrack.us. 2015. October 1, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr1615>
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|date=March 25, 2015
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