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

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

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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

May 2, 2007
 
Introduced

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Aug 1, 2007
 
Reported by Committee

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Oct 16, 2007
 
Passed House

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

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Details

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

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

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

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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