New Cosponsor — Nov 15, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. John Olver [D-MA1, 1991-2012]
The bill now has 27 cosponsors (27 Democrats).
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Jul 31, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on July 31, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Massachusetts's 7th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 31, 2009
Length: 13 pages
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to establish a national broadband policy, safeguard consumer rights, spur investment and innovation, and for related purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5353 (110th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3458”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 3458 — 111th Congress: Internet Freedom Preservation Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr3458
“H.R. 3458 — 111th Congress: Internet Freedom Preservation Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. February 14, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr3458>
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