Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Passed Senate without amendment (06/24/2005)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Prohibits applying the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to matters specifically exempted from disclosure by a statute (other than open meetings under the Government in the Sunshine Act) enacted after July 1, 2005, that specifically cites this Act and either: (1) requires that the matters be withheld from the public in such a manner as to leave no discretion on the issue; or (2) establishes particular criteria for withholding or refers to particular types of matters to be withheld.