New Cosponsor — Apr 9, 2013
New Cosponsor: Rep. Mark Pocan [D-WI2]
The bill now has 7 cosponsors (6 Democrats, 1 Republican).
Feb 6, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on February 6, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New York's 16th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 6, 2013
Length: 8 pages
To prohibit employers and certain other entities from requiring or requesting that employees and certain other individuals provide a user name, password, or other means for accessing a personal account on any social networking website.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 27, 2012
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 537 — 113th Congress: Social Networking Online Protection Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr537
“H.R. 537 — 113th Congress: Social Networking Online Protection Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. July 2, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr537>
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