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S. 4806: Transparency in Classification Act of 2020

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A bill to establish the Interagency Security Classification Appeals Panel, to provide agency and higher level reviews of classification decisions, to provide expedited review of classification decisions for members of Congress, and to provide protections for those challenging classification decisions, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Christopher Murphy

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Connecticut. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 19, 2020
Length: 35 pages
Introduced
Oct 19, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Introduced on Oct 19, 2020

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on October 19, 2020. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Oct 19, 2020
 
Introduced

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S. 4806 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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