S. 1739 (111th): Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act of 2009

Introduced:

Oct 1, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 17, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Christopher Dodd

Senator from Connecticut

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 18, 2009
Length: 10 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 3714 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — May 17, 2010

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to promote freedom of the press around the world.

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History

Oct 1, 2009
 
Introduced

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Nov 17, 2009
 
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