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Oct 1, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
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
Enacted — Signed by the President — May 17, 2010
A bill to promote freedom of the press around the world.
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Enacted — Signed by the President
May 17, 2010
Last Action: Jun 10, 2009
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