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


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.


Pub.L. 111-166


Adam Schiff

Representative for California's 29th congressional district



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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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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

What is a bill?

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


Oct 1, 2009
Passed House
Dec 16, 2009
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Passed Senate
Apr 29, 2010
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
May 17, 2010


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

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

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