H.R. 4741 (109th): Global Internet Freedom Act


Feb 14, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 14, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Representative for Florida's 18th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 14, 2006
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To develop and deploy technologies to defeat Internet jamming.

Summary (CRS)

2/14/2006--Introduced.Global Internet Freedom Act - Establishes in the International Broadcasting Bureau the Office of Global Internet Freedom to develop and implement a comprehensive global strategy to combat state-sponsored and state-directed ... Read more >

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Feb 14, 2006

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4741”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


16 cosponsors (12R, 4D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.R. 2216 (Related)
Global Internet Freedom Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 10, 2005

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