H.R. 656: Online Communications and Geolocation Protection Act

To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to disclosures to governments by communications-related service providers of certain information consisting of or relating to communications, and for other purposes.

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Feb 2, 2015


Referred to Committee on Feb 2, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on February 2, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Zoe Lofgren

Representative for California's 19th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 2, 2015
Length: 19 pages


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Feb 2, 2015

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