H.R. 2102 (110th): Free Flow of Information Act of 2007


May 2, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 16, 2007 but was never passed by the Senate.


Frederick “Rick” Boucher

Representative for Virginia's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 18, 2007
Length: 12 pages

See Instead:

S. 2035 (same title)
Failed Cloture — Jul 30, 2008

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.

Summary (CRS)

Section2 - Prohibits a federal entity (an entity or employee of the judicial or executive branch or an administrative agency of the federal government), in any matter arising under federal ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 2, 2007

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Aug 1, 2007
Reported by Committee

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Oct 16, 2007
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2102”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


71 cosponsors (45D, 26R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Oct 16, 2007 5:36 p.m.
Passed 398/21

Related Bills

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H.R. 985 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed House
Last Action: Mar 31, 2009

S. 2035 (identical)

Failed Cloture
Last Action: Jul 30, 2008

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