H. R. 1606
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
April 13, 2005
Mr. Hensarling introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on House Administration
To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to exclude communications over the Internet from the definition of public communication.
This Act may be cited as the
Online Freedom of Speech Act.
Modification of Definition of Public Communication
Paragraph (22) of section 301 of the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 (2 U.S.C. 431(22)) is amended by adding at the end the following new sentence:
Such term shall not include communications over the Internet..