To promote internet access in developing countries and update foreign policy toward the internet, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Jun 21, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 7, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for California's 39th congressional district
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Last Updated: Sep 8, 2016
Length: 16 pages
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Reintroduced Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 600.
H.R. 5537 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
How to cite this information.
Civic Impulse. (2017). H.R. 5537 — 114th Congress: Digital GAP Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr5537
“H.R. 5537 — 114th Congress: Digital GAP Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2016. June 25, 2017 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr5537>
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