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S. 3484 (114th): Public Online Information Act of 2016

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A bill to establish an advisory committee to issue nonbinding governmentwide guidelines on making public information available on the Internet, to require publicly available Government information held by the executive branch to be made available on the Internet, to express the sense of Congress that publicly available information held by the legislative and judicial branches should be available on the Internet, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Jon Tester

Sponsor. Senator for Montana. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 29, 2016
Length: 25 pages
Introduced
Nov 29, 2016
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 29, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

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Nov 29, 2016
 
Introduced

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S. 3484 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 3484. This is the one from the 114th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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