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H.R.5811 Electronic Communications Preservation Act, 110th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jul 10, 2008 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Government Operations - Federalism and the Census

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on July 09, 2008, with a roll call of 286 ayes, 137 nays, and 11 not voting.

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  • 11% of users oppose H.R.5811

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  • H.R.5811 has been viewed 7,301 times

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    • The Posterity Project: Weekly Roundup Special Edition ... - January 04, 2009 by The Posterity Project - This report provides a brief overview of the federal presidential libraries system and tracks the progress of related legislation (H.R. 1254, H.R. 1255, H.R. 5811, S. 886)." Bush e-records: an update. L'Archivista - Jan 2, 2009 ...

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    • Presidential Libraries: The Federal System and Related Legislation ... - January 03, 2009 by Open CRS: Recent Reports - This report provides a brief overview of the federal presidential libraries system and tracks the progress of related legislation (H.R. 1254, H.R. 1255, H.R. 5811, S. 886). It will be updated as events recommend. Available Versions: ...

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    • ResourceShelf » Blog Archive » CRS Report — Presidential Libraries ... - January 02, 2009 by ResourceShelf - This report provides a brief overview of the federal presidential libraries system and tracks the progress of related legislation (H.R. 1254, H.R. 1255, H.R. 5811, S. 886). It will be updated as events recommend. ...

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    • Advocacy Group for History Endorses Electronic-Records Bill - June 12, 2008 by Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) - The bill, HR 5811, was introduced by Rep. Henry A. Waxman of California, a Democrat who is chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform. ...

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    • Out with the Old, in With the New - May 28, 2008 by FederalNewsRadio.com - We've told you about HR 5811, a bill pending in the House of Representatives that would dramatically change the way your agency collects and stores ...

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    • They Knew, and Didn't do it Anyway - May 21, 2008 by FederalNewsRadio.com - As Congress debates HR 5811, a bill that would tighten up record keeping policy at the agencies and put a new layer of controls in place, members of the ...

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