About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to promote freedom of the press around the world.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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6 cosponsors (6D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
- Subject Areas
- Related Bills
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.H.R. 3714 (Related)Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act of 2009
Enacted — Signed by the President
May 17, 2010H.R. 2410 (Related)Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 2010 and 2011
Last Action: Jun 10, 2009
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 1739 — 111th Congress: Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s1739
“S. 1739 — 111th Congress: Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. July 27, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s1739>
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