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S. 1471 (114th): Transparency for the Families of 9/11 Victims and Survivors Act of 2015

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In 2002, after the terrorist attacks of 2001, the House and Senate committees with jurisdiction over the intelligence agencies issued an 832-page report with findings for what went wrong in preventing the attacks and recommendations for ways to bolster national security. However, 28 pages were deemed classified by President George W. Bush for national security reasons, available only for members of Congress and a few select others to read. A bill sponsored by presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), the Transparency for the Families of 9/11 Victims and Survivors ...

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Rand Paul

Sponsor. Senator for Kentucky. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 1, 2015
Length: 3 pages
Jun 1, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 1, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.



Jun 1, 2015

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S. 1471 (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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