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Jul 31, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
This bill was introduced on July 31, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
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Last Updated: Jul 31, 1997
Length: 9 pages
To ensure that the development of the Internet and interactive computer services is unfettered by Federal and State regulation.
7/31/1997--Introduced.Internet Protection Act of 1997 - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to declare that it shall be U.S. policy to rely on private initiative and to avoid government restriction ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2372 — 105th Congress: Internet Protection Act of 1997. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr2372
“H.R. 2372 — 105th Congress: Internet Protection Act of 1997.” www.GovTrack.us. 1997. October 8, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr2372>
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