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Apr 27, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on April 27, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New York's 17th congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 27, 2012
Length: 8 pages
To prohibit employers and certain other entities from requiring or requesting that employees and certain other individuals provide a user name, password, or other means for accessing a personal account on any social networking website.
4/27/2012--Introduced.Social Networking Online Protection Act - Prohibits employers from:(1) requiring or requesting that an employee or applicant for employment provide a user name, password, or any other means for accessing ... Read more >
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 537 (113th).
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5050 — 112th Congress: Social Networking Online Protection Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5050
“H.R. 5050 — 112th Congress: Social Networking Online Protection Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. December 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5050>
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