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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 19th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 28, 2013
Length: 16 pages
Feb 28, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 28, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Sep 21, 2012
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6530 (112th).
Feb 28, 2013
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Mar 4, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1307 (114th).
H.R. 889 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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