H.R. 581 (109th): Free Flow of Information Act of 2005

Introduced:

Feb 2, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 2, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Mike Pence
Representative for Indiana's 6th congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 2, 2005
Length: 7 pages

See Instead:

S. 340 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Feb 9, 2005

S. 1419 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jul 18, 2005

H.R. 3323 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jul 18, 2005

About the bill

Full Title

To maintain the free flow of information to the public by providing conditions for the federally compelled disclosure of information by certain persons connected with the news media.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 2932 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 14, 2011

S. 340 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 9, 2005

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History

Introduced
Feb 2, 2005

Details

Cosponsors
54 cosponsors (30D, 23R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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