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
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on April 26, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
- See Instead:
S. 2852 (same title)
Passed Senate (House next) — Dec 10, 2016
Apr 26, 2016
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
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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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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