S. 1267 (110th): Free Flow of Information Act of 2007


May 2, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 2, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Richard Lugar

Senator from Indiana



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Last Updated: May 2, 2007
Length: 7 pages

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H.R. 2102 (same title)
Passed House — Oct 16, 2007

About the bill

Full Title

A bill 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.

Summary (CRS)

5/2/2007--Introduced.Free Flow of Information Act of 2007 - Prohibits a federal entity (an entity or employee of the judicial or executive branch or an administrative agency) from compelling a covered ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 2, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1267”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


12 cosponsors (9D, 2R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 1419 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 18, 2005

H.R. 2102 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: Oct 16, 2007

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