H.J.Res. 37 (112th): Disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with respect to regulating the Internet and broadband industry practices.


Feb 16, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 8, 2011 but was never passed by the Senate.


Greg Walden

Representative for Oregon's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 13, 2011
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

4/8/2011--Passed House without amendment.Expresses Congress's disapproval of the rule adopted by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on December 21, 2010, relating to preserving the open Internet and broadband industry practices. ... Read more >

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Feb 16, 2011

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Mar 15, 2011
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Apr 8, 2011
Passed House

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This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 37”). A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.


58 cosponsors (56R, 2D) (show)
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Apr 8, 2011 3:41 p.m.
Passed 240/179

Related Bills
S.J.Res. 6 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Nov 3, 2011

H.Res. 200 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Apr 5, 2011

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