H.R. 6530 (112th): Global Free Internet Act of 2012

Introduced:

Sep 21, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 21, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Zoe Lofgren

Representative for California's 16th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 21, 2012
Length: 16 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To combat trade barriers that threaten the maintenance of an open Internet, that mandate unique technology standards as a condition of market access and related measures, and to promote online free expression and the free flow of information.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Sep 21, 2012
 
Introduced

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Related Bills

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H.R. 889 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 28, 2013

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