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.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 12th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 11, 2011
Length: 14 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced on February 11, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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22 Cosponsors (22 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
Feb 11, 2011
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H.R. 654 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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