H.R. 4752 (113th): To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to limit the authority of the Federal Communications Commission over providers of broadband Internet access service.


May 28, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 28, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert Latta

Representative for Ohio's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 28, 2014
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

The bill amends the Communications Act of 1934 to remove the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) authority over broadband internet providers in order to reduce the regulation of communications services and providers.

Robert Latta [R-OH6] introduced the bill, arguing that it would “ensure the Internet remains open and free from government interference”. Telecommunications lobbies have strongly endorsed the bill, applauding ...

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The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 28, 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. 4752”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (1R, 1D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.R. 279 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 12, 2015

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