To prohibit employers from compelling or coercing any person to authorize access to a protected computer, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Colorado's 7th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 21, 2013
Length: 6 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on May 21, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
40 Cosponsors (38 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Shea-Porter Cosponsors Legislation to Protect Granite Staters’ Privacy”
— Rep. Carol Shea-Porter [D-NH1, 2017-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 18, 2013
“Shea-Porter Cosponsors Password Protection Act of 2013”
— Rep. Carol Shea-Porter [D-NH1, 2017-2018] (Co-sponsor) on May 31, 2013
May 21, 2013
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May 12, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2277 (114th).
H.R. 2077 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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