S. 1419 (109th): Free Flow of Information Act of 2005

Introduced:

Jul 18, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 18, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Richard Lugar

Senator from Indiana

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 18, 2005
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill 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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jul 18, 2005
 
Introduced

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Details

Cosponsors
12 cosponsors (7D, 4R, 1I) (show)
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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 1267 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 2, 2007

H.R. 3323 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 18, 2005

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