S.J.Res. 6 (112th): A joint resolution disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with respect to regulating the Internet and broadband industry practices.

Introduced:

Feb 16, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on November 3, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Kay Hutchison

Senator from Texas

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 3, 2011
Length: 4 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
2/16/2011--Introduced.Expresses Congress's disapproval of the rule adopted by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on December 21, 2010, relating to preserving the open Internet and broadband industry practices. Prohibits such rule ... Read more >
Related Bills
H.J.Res. 37 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: Apr 8, 2011

What is a resolution?

The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 6” means this is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress. A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Feb 16, 2011
Reported by Committee
Nov 3, 2011

Details

Cosponsors
42 cosponsors (42R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

Votes
Nov 10, 2011 12:08 p.m.
Motion to Proceed Rejected 46/52

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