H.R. 491 (113th): Global Online Freedom Act of 2013
Feb 4, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 4, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Christopher “Chris” Smith
Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 4, 2013
Length: 28 pages
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To prevent United States businesses from cooperating with repressive governments in transforming the Internet into a tool of censorship and surveillance, to fulfill the responsibility of the United States Government to promote freedom of expression on the Internet, to restore public confidence in the integrity of United States businesses, and for other purposes.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
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Last Action: Apr 6, 2011
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 491 — 113th Congress: Global Online Freedom Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr491
“H.R. 491 — 113th Congress: Global Online Freedom Act of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. March 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr491>
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