To counter foreign disinformation and propaganda, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 16th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 10, 2016
Length: 11 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on May 10, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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13 Cosponsors (8 Democrats, 5 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Kinzinger Statement on Ukrainian Pilot Nadiya Savchenkos Release from Russian Prison”
— Rep. Adam Kinzinger [R-IL16, 2013-2022] (Sponsor) on May 25, 2016
“congressman Lieu statement on house passage of the 2017 ndaa”
— Rep. Ted Lieu [D-CA36] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 2, 2016
“reps. Lieu and kinzinger introduce legislation to counter foreign government propaganda”
— Rep. Ted Lieu [D-CA36] (Co-sponsor) on May 11, 2016
May 10, 2016
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