A bill to promote freedom of the press around the world.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Oct 1, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on November 17, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Connecticut
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Last Updated: Dec 18, 2009
Length: 10 pages
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H.R. 3714 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — May 17, 2010
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S. 1739 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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