S. 449 (111th): Free Speech Protection Act of 2009

Introduced:

Feb 13, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 13, 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: Feb 13, 2009
Length: 11 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 1304 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Mar 4, 2009

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to protect free speech.

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Related Bills

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S. 2977 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 6, 2008

H.R. 1304 (Related)
Free Speech Protection Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 4, 2009

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History

Introduced
Feb 13, 2009

Details

Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (2D, 1I) (show)
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