H.R.5811 - Electronic Communications Preservation Act

To amend title 44, United States Code, to require preservation of certain electronic records by Federal agencies, to require a certification and reports relating to Presidential records, and for other purposes. view all titles (4)

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  • Short: Electronic Communications Preservation Act as introduced.
  • Short: Electronic Message Preservation Act as reported to house.
  • Official: To amend title 44, United States Code, to require preservation of certain electronic records by Federal agencies, to require a certification and reports relating to Presidential records, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Electronic Message Preservation Act as passed house.

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Jul 10, 2008Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Jul 09, 2008Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Jul 09, 2008On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 286 - 137 (Roll no. 477).
Jul 09, 2008On motion to recommit with instructions Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 419 - 1, 2 Present (Roll no. 476).
Jul 09, 2008The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
Jul 09, 2008DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Tom Davis motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to report the same back to the House with an amendment to prevent unauthorized removal of classified records from National Archives.
Jul 09, 2008Mr. Davis, Tom moved to recommit with instructions to Oversight and Government.
Jul 09, 2008The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
Jul 09, 2008DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 5811.
Jul 09, 2008Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 5811 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments. All points of order against consideration of the bill are waived except those arising under clause 9 or 10 of rule XXI. The amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted.

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