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

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

Prognosis:

2% chance of being enacted or passed (details)

About the resolution

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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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

This page is about a 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.

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