Shelby Amendment to the Omnibus Appropriations Act for FY1999, Pub. L. No. 105-277, 64 Fed. Reg. 5684 (Feb. 4, 1999).
The Shelby Amendment took the form of a two-sentence rider to the Omnibus Appropriations Act for FY1999, which reads as follows:
|“||Provided further that the Director of OMB amends Circular A-110 to require Federal awarding agencies to ensure that all data produced under an award will be made available to the public through the procedures established under the Freedom of Information Act.||”|