H.R. 16373 (93rd): Privacy Act

A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, by adding a section 552a to safeguard individual privacy from the misuse of Federal records and to provide that individuals be granted access to records concerning them which are maintained by Federal agencies.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Aug 12, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and though it was passed by both chambers on November 22, 1974 it was passed in non-identical forms and the differences were never resolved.

Sponsor:

William Moorhead

Representative for Pennsylvania's 14th congressional district

Democrat

History

Aug 12, 1974
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 21, 1974
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Nov 22, 1974
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

H.R. 16373 (93rd) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 93rd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1973 to Dec 20, 1974. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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