A bill 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.
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May 6, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 6, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Pennsylvania
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Last Updated: May 6, 2008
Length: 10 pages
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 449 (111th).
S. 2977 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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