To prohibit the National Telecommunications and Information Administration from allowing the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority functions contract to lapse unless specifically authorized to do so by an Act of Congress.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Wisconsin's 7th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 9, 2016
Length: 6 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on June 9, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
65 Cosponsors (65 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Lamborn Supports Legislation to Keep the Internet Free and Secure”
— Rep. Doug Lamborn [R-CO5] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 7, 2016
Jun 9, 2016
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H.R. 5418 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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