Oct 26, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on October 26, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district
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Last Updated: Oct 26, 2011
Length: 78 pages
About the bill
To promote prosperity, creativity, entrepreneurship, and innovation by combating the theft of U.S. property, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) was a controversial United States bill introduced by U.S. Representative Lamar S. Smith (R-TX) to expand the ability of U.S. law enforcement to combat online copyright infringement and online trafficking in counterfeit goods. Provisions included the requesting of court orders to bar advertising networks and payment facilities from conducting business with infringing ...
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 3261 — 112th Congress: Stop Online Piracy Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr3261
“H.R. 3261 — 112th Congress: Stop Online Piracy Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. August 26, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr3261>
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