To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to cyberbullying.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 39th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 2, 2009
Length: 4 pages
111th Congress (2009–2010)
This bill was introduced on April 2, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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20 Cosponsors (18 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
May 22, 2008
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6123 (110th).
Apr 2, 2009
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H.R. 1966 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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