H.J.Res. 42: Disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating to the matter of protecting and promoting the open Internet.

H.J.Res 42 would roll back new "net neutrality" regulations. Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA), the sponsor of the resolution, said in a press release that the new regulations "would slow Internet speeds, increase consumer prices and hamper infrastructure development."

The Federal Communications Commission recently issued a rule to reclassify broadband Internet providers as a regulated, common-carrier service, allowing the ...

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Introduced:

Apr 13, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Apr 13, 2015

This resolution was assigned to a congressional committee on April 13, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Doug Collins

Representative for Georgia's 9th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 13, 2015
Length: 2 pages

History

Apr 13, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.J.Res. 42 is a joint resolution in the United States Congress.

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