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: Mar 4, 2009
Length: 10 pages
Mar 4, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 4, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Apr 16, 2008
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5814 (110th).
Mar 4, 2009
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H.R. 1304 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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