H.R. 4780 (109th): Global Online Freedom Act of 2006

Introduced:

Feb 16, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 16, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Christopher “Chris” Smith

Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 16, 2006
Length: 27 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To promote freedom of expression on the Internet, to protect United States businesses from coercion to participate in repression by authoritarian foreign governments, and for other purposes.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Feb 16, 2006
 
Introduced

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Cosponsors
14 cosponsors (8R, 6D) (show)
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Votes

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