Bill Text — Nov 3, 2011
This resolution’s text for status Placed on Calendar in the Senate (Nov 3, 2011) is now available.
Feb 16, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
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.
Representative for Oregon's 2nd congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 13, 2011
Length: 4 pages
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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This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 200 (112th).
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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.
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