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Oct 1, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Enacted — Signed by the President on May 17, 2010
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 17, 2010.
Representative for California's 29th congressional district
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Last Updated: Aug 25, 2010
Length: 2 pages
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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Last Action: Nov 17, 2009
Last Action: Jun 10, 2009
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 3714 — 111th Congress: Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr3714
“H.R. 3714 — 111th Congress: Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. February 8, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr3714>
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