To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to exclude communications over the Internet from the definition of public communication.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 5th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 13, 2006
Length: 4 pages
109th Congress, 2005–2006
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on November 2, 2005.
H.R. 1606 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Online Freedom of Speech Act, H.R. 1606, 109th Cong. (2005).
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