To expand the Government's use and administration of data to facilitate transparency, effective governance, and innovation, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 6th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 26, 2016
Length: 34 pages
Apr 26, 2016
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Dec 10, 2016
Companion Bill — Passed Senate (House next)
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2852 (114th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.R. 5051 (114th).
Mar 29, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1770 (115th).
H.R. 5051 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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