H.R. 4780 (109th): Global Online Freedom Act of 2006
Feb 16, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 16, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Christopher “Chris” Smith
Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 16, 2006
Length: 27 pages
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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.
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Last Action: Oct 23, 2007
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 4780 — 109th Congress: Global Online Freedom Act of 2006. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr4780
“H.R. 4780 — 109th Congress: Global Online Freedom Act of 2006.” www.GovTrack.us. 2006. March 31, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr4780>
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