A bill to provide that the rules of the Federal Communications Commission relating to preserving the open Internet and broadband industry practices shall be restored to effect until the date when the Commission takes final action in the proceedings on such rules that were remanded to the Commission by the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Massachusetts. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 3, 2014
Length: 2 pages
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on February 3, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Markey Applauds Wheeler Announcement on Open Internet Rules”
— Sen. Edward “Ed” Markey [D-MA] (Sponsor) on Feb 19, 2014
“Democratic Leaders Introduce Net Neutrality Legislation”
— Sen. Alan “Al” Franken [D-MN, 2009-2017] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 3, 2014
“Udall Urges FCC to Protect Open Internet [press_release]”
— Sen. Tom Udall [D-NM] (Co-sponsor) on May 14, 2014
Feb 3, 2014
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S. 1981 (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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