H.R. 5729 (111th): Smith-Mundt Modernization Act of 2010


Jul 13, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 13, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mac Thornberry

Representative for Texas's 13th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 13, 2010
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About the bill

Full Title

To modernize authorities to fight and win the war of ideas against violent extremist ideologies over the internet and other mediums of information, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/13/2010--Introduced.Smith-Mundt Modernization Act of 2010 - Amends the United States Information and Educational Exchange Act of 1948 to authorize the Secretary of State to provide for the preparation and dissemination ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 13, 2010

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5729”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


23 cosponsors (13D, 10R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 5736 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 10, 2012

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