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Feb 11, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 31, 2009 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for Virginia's 9th congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 1, 2009
Length: 10 pages
To maintain the free flow of information to the public by providing conditions for the federally compelled disclosure of information by certain persons connected with the news media.
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Last Action: Oct 16, 2007
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 985 — 111th Congress: Free Flow of Information Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr985
“H.R. 985 — 111th Congress: Free Flow of Information Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. July 4, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr985>
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