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Feb 28, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on February 28, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 19th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 28, 2013
Length: 16 pages
To combat trade barriers that threaten the maintenance of an open Internet, that mandate unique technology standards as a condition of market access and related measures, and to promote online free expression and the free flow of information.
2/28/2013--Introduced.Global Free Internet Act of 2013 - Establishes a Task Force on the Global Internet to be hosted by the Department of Commerce.Requires the Task Force to develop and implement ... Read more >
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Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6530 (112th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1307.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 889”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 21, 2012
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 4, 2015
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 889 — 113th Congress: Global Free Internet Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr889
“H.R. 889 — 113th Congress: Global Free Internet Act of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. November 26, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr889>
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