Vote — Oct 8, 2015 4:30 p.m.
Sep 10, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on July 30, 2008.
Senator from Pennsylvania
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Last Updated: Oct 22, 2007
Length: 12 pages
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.
Section2 - Prohibits a federal entity (an entity or employee of the judicial or executive branch or an administrative agency) from compelling a covered person to testify or produce any ... Read more >
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Reported by Committee
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Companion Bill — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2102 (110th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S. 2035 (110th).
Failed Cloture in the Senate
The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.
Reintroduced Bill — Reported by Committee
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 448 (111th).
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2035”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Reported by Committee
Last Action: Dec 10, 2009
Last Action: Oct 16, 2007
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 2035 — 110th Congress: Free Flow of Information Act of 2007. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s2035
“S. 2035 — 110th Congress: Free Flow of Information Act of 2007.” www.GovTrack.us. 2007. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s2035>
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