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

Introduced:

Jun 1, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Jun 1, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on June 1, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Rand Paul

Junior Senator from Kentucky

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 1, 2015
Length: 3 pages

Prognosis:

3% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to require declassification of certain redacted information from the Joint Inquiry into Intelligence Community Activities Before and After the Terrorist Attacks of September 2001 and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

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 ...

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History

Jun 1, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

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