S. 448 (111th): Free Flow of Information Act of 2009

Introduced:

Feb 13, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 10, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Arlen Specter

Senator from Pennsylvania

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 11, 2009
Length: 28 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to maintain the free flow of information to the public by providing conditions for the federally compelled disclosure of information by certain persons connected with the news media.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Feb 13, 2009
 
Introduced

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Dec 10, 2009
 
Reported by Committee

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