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S. 3518 (111th): Securing the Protection of our Enduring and Established Constitutional Heritage Act

A bill to amend title 28, United States Code, to prohibit recognition and enforcement of foreign defamation judgments in United States Courts where those judgments undermine the first amendment to the Constitution of the United States, and to provide a cause of action for declaratory judgment relief against a party who has brought a successful foreign defamation action whose judgment undermines the first amendment.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Jun 22, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Introduced (Enacted Via Other Measures)

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was enacted as:

H.R. 2765: Securing the Protection of our Enduring and Established Constitutional Heritage Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 10, 2010. (compare text)
Sponsor:

Patrick Leahy

Senator from Vermont

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 22, 2010
Length: 11 pages

History

Jun 22, 2010
 
Introduced

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S. 3518 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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