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Draft Legislation 45% open

Puerto Rico

What data is expected?

Data about the bills discussed within national parliament as well as votings on bills (not to mix with passed national law). Data on bills must be available for the current legislation period. Open data on the law-making process is crucial for parliamentary transparency: What does a bill text say and how does it change over time? Who introduces a bill? Who votes for and against it? Where is a bill discussed next, so the public can participate in debates? This data category draws on work by the National Democratic Institute (NDI) and the Declaration of Parliamentary Openness.

  • Content of bill
  • Author of bill
  • Votes on bill per member of parliament
  • Transcripts of debates on bill
  • Status of bill

How open is the data?

I changed the original submission to indicate that transcripts were not available. Votes are not available either (but original submitter had already indicated this). Since these are optional characteristics I am accepting the submission. The required characteristics were very easy to locate. I also changed B5 to NO. Data can only be printed in bulk, not downloaded.

The submission should be accepted because all the required characteristics are present in the data set.

Data location
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   Unknown
Reviewer   Juela Xhaferraj
Submitters   Jacobo Orenstein
Last modified   Wed Dec 14 2016 20:10:47 GMT+0000 (UTC)



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