H.R. 5814 (110th): Free Speech Protection Act of 2008
Apr 16, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on April 16, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Peter “Pete” King
Representative for New York's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 16, 2008
Length: 10 pages
- See Instead:
S. 2977 (same title)
Referred to Committee — May 6, 2008
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- Full Title
To create a Federal cause of action to determine whether defamation exists under United States law in cases in which defamation actions have been brought in foreign courts against United States persons on the basis of publications or speech in the United States.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 4, 2009
Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 6, 2008
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