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H.R. 5181 (114th): Countering Foreign Propaganda and Disinformation Act of 2016

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To counter foreign disinformation and propaganda, and for other purposes.

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Adam Kinzinger

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 16th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 10, 2016
Length: 11 pages
Introduced
May 10, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 10, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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Rep. Kinzinger Statement on Ukrainian Pilot Nadiya Savchenkos Release from Russian Prison
    — Rep. Adam Kinzinger [R-IL16] (Sponsor) on May 25, 2016

congressman Lieu statement on house passage of the 2017 ndaa
    — Rep. Ted Lieu [D-CA33] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 2, 2016

reps. Lieu and kinzinger introduce legislation to counter foreign government propaganda
    — Rep. Ted Lieu [D-CA33] (Co-sponsor) on May 11, 2016

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History

May 10, 2016
 
Introduced

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H.R. 5181 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill 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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