H.R. 4070 (113th): Internet Freedom Act


Feb 21, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 21, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Marsha Blackburn

Representative for Tennessee's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 21, 2014
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About the bill

Full Title

To prohibit the Federal Communications Commission from regulating certain network management practices of broadband Internet access service providers.

Summary (CRS)

2/21/2014--Introduced.Internet Freedom Act - Prohibits regulations adopted by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the Report and Order in the matter of preserving the open Internet and broadband industry practices ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 21, 2014

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4070”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


37 cosponsors (37R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 96 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 5, 2011

H.R. 1212 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 3, 2015

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