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.


Feb 16, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

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


Kay Hutchison

Senator from Texas



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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 >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 16, 2011

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Nov 3, 2011
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This is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 6”). 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.


42 cosponsors (42R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills
H.J.Res. 37 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: Apr 8, 2011

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