H.R. 4098 (111th): Secure Federal File Sharing Act

Introduced:

Nov 17, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 24, 2010 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Edolphus “Ed” Towns

Representative for New York's 10th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 25, 2010
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To require the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to issue guidance on the use of peer-to-peer file sharing software to prohibit the personal use of such software by Government employees, and for other purposes.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Nov 17, 2009
 
Introduced

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Mar 4, 2010
 
Reported by Committee

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Mar 24, 2010
 
Passed House

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Details

Cosponsors
11 cosponsors (10D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Mar 24, 2010 3:46 p.m.
Passed 408/13

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