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

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.

Overview

Introduced:

May 2, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
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.

Sponsor:

Frederick “Rick” Boucher

Representative for Virginia's 9th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 18, 2007
Length: 12 pages

See Instead:

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

History

May 2, 2007
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Aug 1, 2007
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Oct 16, 2007
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 2102 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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