H.R. 16373 (93rd): Privacy Act
Aug 12, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974
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.
Representative for Pennsylvania's 14th congressional district
About the bill
- Full Title
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.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 31, 1974
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Nov 20, 1974
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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 16373” means this is a House of Representatives 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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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- Committee Assignments
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TO AMEND H.R. 16373, A BILL TO SAFEGUARD INDIVIDUAL PRIVACY FROM THE MISUSE OF FEDERAL RECORDS AND TO GRANT ACCESS TO INDIVIDUALS TO RECORDS ABOUT THEM MAINTAINED BY FEDERAL AGENCIES, BY EXEMPTING MATERIAL COMPILED FOR FEDERAL APPOINTMENT, EMPLOYMENT OR PROMOTION.Nov 20, 1974 midnight
unknown 191/177TO PASS H.R. 16373, A BILL TO SAFEGUARD INDIVIDUAL PRIVACY FROM THE MISUSE OF FEDERAL RECORDS AND TO PROVIDE THAT INDIVIDUALS BE GRANTED ACCESS TO RECORDS CONCERNING THEM MAINTAINED BY FEDERAL AGENCIES.Nov 21, 1974 midnight
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