H.J.Res. 42 (114th): 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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Overview

Introduced:

Apr 13, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on April 13, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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.

H.J.Res. 42 (114th) was a joint resolution in the United States Congress.

A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.

This joint resolution was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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