Federal - S 337

A bill to improve the Freedom of Information Act.

Introduced

February 2, 2015

Description

A bill to improve the Freedom of Information Act.

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Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 5

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  • June 30, 2016 — Became Public Law, PL 114-185, 130 Stat. 538. Congressional Record p. D753

  • June 30, 2016 — Signed by the president. Congressional Record p. H4273, D753

  • June 22, 2016 — Enrolled measure signed in the Senate. Congressional Record p. S4469

  • June 21, 2016 — Enrolled measure signed in the House. Congressional Record p. H4052

  • June 13, 2016 — Measure cleared for the president. Congressional Record p. H3719

  • June 13, 2016 — Measure passed in the House by voice vote, under suspension of the rules (two-thirds vote required). Congressional Record p. H3719

  • June 13, 2016 — Meadows, R-N.C., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, agreed to by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H3714-H3719

  • March 16, 2016 — Received in the House and held at the desk. Congressional Record p. H1396

  • March 15, 2016 — Measure, as amended, passed in the Senate by unanimous consent. Congressional Record p. S1496

  • March 15, 2016 — Cornyn, R-Texas, substitute amendment no. 3452, adopted by unanimous consent. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S1496

  • March 15, 2016 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S1496

  • March 15, 2016 — Cornyn, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 3452. Congressional Record p. S1508-S1510

  • March 14, 2016 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Tester, (D-Mont.)
  • Feb. 23, 2015 — Written report to accompany the bill reported by the Senate Judiciary Committee. S Rept 114-4Congressional Record p. S1030-S1031

  • Feb. 18, 2015Cost Estimate issued by Congressional Budget Office.

  • Feb. 11, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Fischer, (R-Neb.)
  • Feb. 9, 2015 — Reported to the Senate without a written report by the Senate Judiciary Committee and placed on the Senate Legislative Calendar. Congressional Record p. S858

  • Feb. 9, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Coons, (D-Del.)
  • Feb. 5, 2015 — Judiciary Committee vote: Freedom of Information Act Access-Vote to Report
    Ordered reported favorably to the full Senate by voice vote.

  • Feb. 5, 2015 — Full committee proceeding held by the Senate Judiciary Committee.

  • Feb. 2, 2015 — Original cosponsor(s): 2

    Grassley, (R-Iowa)Leahy, (D-Vt.)
  • Feb. 2, 2015 — Read twice and referred to: Senate Judiciary.Congressional Record p. S697