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Jul 18, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
This bill was introduced on July 18, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Indiana
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Last Updated: Jul 18, 2005
Length: 7 pages
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.
7/18/2005--Introduced.Free Flow of Information Act of 2005 - Prohibits a federal entity from compelling a "covered person" (i.e., a newspaper, television broadcast station, wire service, or other media outlet, and ... Read more >
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1267 (110th).
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 2, 2007
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 18, 2005
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1419 — 109th Congress: Free Flow of Information Act of 2005. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/s1419
“S. 1419 — 109th Congress: Free Flow of Information Act of 2005.” www.GovTrack.us. 2005. November 28, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/s1419>
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