New Cosponsor — Jan 13, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Jim McDermott [D-WA7]
The bill now has 22 cosponsors (22 Democrats).
Feb 11, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on February 11, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 12th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 11, 2011
Length: 14 pages
To direct the Federal Trade Commission to prescribe regulations regarding the collection and use of information obtained by tracking the Internet activity of an individual, and for other purposes.
2/11/2011--Introduced.Do Not Track Me Online Act - Requires the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to promulgate regulations to establish standards for the required use of an online opt-out mechanism to allow ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 654 — 112th Congress: Do Not Track Me Online Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr654
“H.R. 654 — 112th Congress: Do Not Track Me Online Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr654>
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