To maintain the free flow of information to the public by providing conditions for the federally compelled disclosure of information by certain persons connected with the news media.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 14, 2013
Length: 8 pages
What legislators are saying
“Nadler Applauds President Obama’s Increased Transparency on National Security Issues, Urges Colleagues to Work with President on Core Civil Liberty Concerns”
— Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY10] (Co-sponsor) on May 23, 2013
May 14, 2013
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H.R. 1962 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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