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  1. LAW

    S.337 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)

    FOIA Improvement Act of 2016

    Sponsor: Sen. Cornyn, John [R-TX] (Introduced 02/02/2015)
    Committees: Senate - Judiciary
    Committee Reports: S. Rept. 114-4
    Latest Action: 06/30/2016 Became Public Law No: 114-185. (TXT | PDF) (All Actions)
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    2. Passed Senate
    3. Passed House
    4. To President
    5. Became Law
  2. BILL

    S.1659 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)

    Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2015

    Sponsor: Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT] (Introduced 06/24/2015)
    Committees: Senate - Judiciary
    Latest Action: 06/24/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S4604-4606) (All Actions)
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    4. To President
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  3. BILL

    S.2520 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)

    FOIA Improvement Act of 2014

    Sponsor: Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT] (Introduced 06/24/2014)
    Committees: Senate - Judiciary
    Committee Reports: S. Rept. 113-287
    Latest Action: 12/09/2014 Held at the desk. (All Actions)
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    This bill has the status Passed Senate

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  4. BILL

    S.1945 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)

    Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014

    Sponsor: Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT] (Introduced 01/16/2014)
    Committees: Senate - Judiciary
    Latest Action: 12/09/2014 Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights. Hearings held. (All Actions)
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  5. BILL

    S.1994 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Deceptive Practices and Voter Intimidation Prevention Act of 2011

    Sponsor: Sen. Schumer, Charles E. [D-NY] (Introduced 12/14/2011)
    Committees: Senate - Judiciary
    Latest Action: 06/26/2012 Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 112-893. (All Actions)
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  6. LAW

    S.1639 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    A bill to amend title 36, United States Code, to authorize the American Legion under its Federal charter to provide guidance and leadership to the individual departments and posts of the American...

    Sponsor: Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT] (Introduced 10/03/2011)
    Committees: Senate - Judiciary | House - Judiciary
    Latest Action: 12/13/2011 Became Public Law No: 112-66. (TXT | PDF) (All Actions)
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    4. To President
    5. Became Law
  7. BILL

    S.627 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Budget Control Act of 2011

    Sponsor: Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT] (Introduced 03/17/2011)
    Committees: Senate - Judiciary | House - Oversight and Government Reform
    Latest Action: 08/01/2011 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S5156) (All Actions)
    Notes: For further action, see S.365, which became Public Law 112-25 on 8/2/2011.
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    This bill has the status Passed House

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    2. Passed Senate
    3. Passed House
  8. BILL

    S.3111 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    Faster FOIA Act of 2010

    Sponsor: Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT] (Introduced 03/15/2010)
    Committees: Senate - Judiciary | House - Oversight and Government Reform
    Latest Action: 05/06/2010 Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. (All Actions)
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    This bill has the status Passed Senate

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    2. Passed Senate
  9. LAW

    S.832 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    A bill to amend title 36, United States Code, to grant a Federal charter to the Military Officers Association of America, and for other purposes.

    Sponsor: Sen. Nelson, Bill [D-FL] (Introduced 04/20/2009)
    Committees: Senate - Judiciary
    Latest Action: 11/06/2009 Became Public Law No: 111-95. (TXT | PDF) (All Actions)
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    3. Passed House
    4. To President
    5. Became Law
  10. BILL

    S.612 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

    OPEN FOIA Act of 2009

    Sponsor: Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT] (Introduced 03/17/2009)
    Committees: Senate - Judiciary
    Latest Action: 03/17/2009 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S3175-3176) (All Actions)
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  11. LAW

    S.188 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    A bill to revise the short title of the Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks, and Coretta Scott King Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2006.

    Sponsor: Sen. Salazar, Ken [D-CO] (Introduced 01/04/2007)
    Committees: Senate - Judiciary | House - Judiciary
    Latest Action: 07/01/2008 Became Public Law No: 110-258. (TXT | PDF) (All Actions)
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    4. To President
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  12. BILL

    S.2504 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    A bill to amend title 36, United States Code, to grant a Federal charter to the Military Officers Association of America, and for other purposes.

    Sponsor: Sen. Nelson, Bill [D-FL] (Introduced 12/18/2007)
    Committees: Senate - Judiciary
    Committee Reports: S. Rept. 110-399
    Latest Action: 06/24/2008 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 834. (All Actions)
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  13. BILL

    S.2746 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    OPEN FOIA Act of 2008

    Sponsor: Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT] (Introduced 03/12/2008)
    Committees: Senate - Judiciary
    Latest Action: 03/12/2008 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S2001) (All Actions)
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  14. BILL

    S.2427 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Openness Promotes Effectiveness in our National Government Act of 2007

    Sponsor: Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT] (Introduced 12/06/2007)
    Committees: Senate - Judiciary
    Latest Action: 12/06/2007 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S14854-14855) (All Actions)
    Notes: For further action, see S.2488, which became Public Law 110-175 on 12/31/2007.
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  15. BILL

    S.453 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Deceptive Practices and Voter Intimidation Prevention Act of 2007

    Sponsor: Sen. Obama, Barack [D-IL] (Introduced 01/31/2007)
    Committees: Senate - Judiciary
    Committee Reports: S. Rept. 110-191
    Latest Action: 10/04/2007 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 411. (All Actions)
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  16. BILL

    S.849 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Openness Promotes Effectiveness in our National Government Act of 2007

    Sponsor: Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT] (Introduced 03/13/2007)
    Committees: Senate - Judiciary
    Committee Reports: S. Rept. 110-59
    Latest Action: 09/04/2007 Held at the desk. (All Actions)
    Notes: For further action, see S.2488, which became Public Law 110-175 on 12/31/2007.
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    This bill has the status Passed Senate

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  17. BILL

    S.236 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)

    Federal Agency Data Mining Reporting Act of 2007

    Sponsor: Sen. Feingold, Russell D. [D-WI] (Introduced 01/10/2007)
    Committees: Senate - Judiciary
    Latest Action: 06/04/2007 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 184. (All Actions)
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  18. BILL

    S.394 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    OPEN Government Act of 2005

    Sponsor: Sen. Cornyn, John [R-TX] (Introduced 02/16/2005)
    Committees: Senate - Judiciary
    Latest Action: 09/21/2006 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 628. (All Actions)
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  19. BILL

    S.2703 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks, Coretta Scott King, and Cesar E. Chavez Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2006

    Sponsor: Sen. Specter, Arlen [R-PA] (Introduced 05/03/2006)
    Committees: Senate - Judiciary
    Committee Reports: S. Rept. 109-295
    Latest Action: 07/26/2006 By Senator Specter from Committee on the Judiciary filed written report. Report No. 109-295. Additional views filed. (All Actions)
    Notes: For further action, see H.R.9, which became Public Law 109-246 on 7/27/2006.
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  20. BILL

    S.1181 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    A bill to ensure an open and deliberate process in Congress by providing that any future legislation to establish a new exemption to section 552 of title 5, United States Code (commonly referred to...

    Sponsor: Sen. Cornyn, John [R-TX] (Introduced 06/07/2005)
    Committees: Senate - Judiciary | House - Government Reform
    Latest Action: 06/24/2005 Referred to the House Committee on Government Reform. (All Actions)
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  21. BILL

    S.1169 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Federal Agency Data-Mining Reporting Act of 2005

    Sponsor: Sen. Feingold, Russell D. [D-WI] (Introduced 06/06/2005)
    Committees: Senate - Judiciary
    Latest Action: 06/06/2005 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S6106) (All Actions)
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  22. BILL

    S.589 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Faster FOIA Act of 2005

    Sponsor: Sen. Cornyn, John [R-TX] (Introduced 03/10/2005)
    Committees: Senate - Judiciary
    Latest Action: 03/17/2005 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 59. (All Actions)
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  23. BILL

    S.622 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Restoration of Freedom of Information Act of 2005

    Sponsor: Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT] (Introduced 03/15/2005)
    Committees: Senate - Judiciary
    Latest Action: 03/15/2005 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S2737-2738) (All Actions)
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  24. BILL

    S.266 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)

    Stop Government Propaganda Act

    Sponsor: Sen. Lautenberg, Frank R. [D-NJ] (Introduced 02/02/2005)
    Committees: Senate - Judiciary
    Latest Action: 02/02/2005 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S896-898) (All Actions)
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  25. BILL

    S.1544 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Data-Mining Reporting Act of 2003

    Sponsor: Sen. Feingold, Russell D. [D-WI] (Introduced 07/31/2003)
    Committees: Senate - Judiciary
    Latest Action: 07/31/2003 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR 8/1/2003 S10672-10673) (All Actions)
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