H.R. 5107: Social Networking Online Protection Act

To prohibit employers and certain other entities from requiring or requesting that employees and certain other individuals provide a user name, password, or other means for accessing a personal account on any social networking website.

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Apr 28, 2016


Referred to Committee on Apr 28, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on April 28, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Eliot Engel

Representative for New York's 16th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 28, 2016
Length: 8 pages


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Apr 28, 2016

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