H.R. 5814 (110th): Free Speech Protection Act of 2008

Introduced:

Apr 16, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 16, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Peter “Pete” King

Representative for New York's 3rd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 16, 2008
Length: 10 pages

About the bill

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Apr 16, 2008
 
Introduced

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