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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 16, 2008
Length: 10 pages
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.
Apr 16, 2008
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Mar 4, 2009
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1304 (111th).
H.R. 5814 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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