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 titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Indiana. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 9, 2005
Length: 7 pages
Feb 9, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 9, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Feb 9, 2005
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 2, 2007
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1267 (110th).
S. 340 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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