To ensure that the development of the Internet and interactive computer services is unfettered by Federal and State regulation.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 1st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 31, 1997
Length: 9 pages
Jul 31, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on July 31, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jul 31, 1997
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H.R. 2372 (105th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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