H.R. 3714 (111th): Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act of 2009

Introduced:

Oct 1, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on May 17, 2010

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 17, 2010.

Law:

Pub.L. 111-166

Sponsor:

Adam Schiff

Representative for California's 29th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 25, 2010
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to include in the Annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices information about freedom of the press in foreign countries, and for other purposes.

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History

Oct 1, 2009
 
Introduced

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Dec 16, 2009
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Apr 29, 2010
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

May 17, 2010
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3714”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Dec 16, 2009 4:36 p.m.
Passed 403/12

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 1739 (Related)
Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act of 2009

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Nov 17, 2009

H.R. 2410 (Related)
Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 2010 and 2011

Passed House
Last Action: Jun 10, 2009

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