H.R. 889 (113th): Global Free Internet Act of 2013

Introduced:

Feb 28, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 28, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Zoe Lofgren
Representative for California's 19th congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 28, 2013
Length: 16 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 6530 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 21, 2012

H.R. 1307 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 4, 2015

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History

Introduced
Feb 28, 2013

Details

Cosponsors
5 cosponsors (5D) (show)
Committee Assignments
Trade

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this bill.

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