H.R. 805: DOTCOM Act of 2015

Introduced:

Feb 5, 2015

Status:

Passed House on Jun 23, 2015

This bill passed in the House on June 23, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

John Shimkus

Representative for Illinois's 15th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 14, 2016
Length: 4 pages

Prognosis:

19% chance of being enacted (details)

See Instead:

S. 1551 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Jun 25, 2015

About the bill

Full Title

To provide for certain requirements relating to the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority stewardship transition.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

The Domain Openness Through Continued Oversight Matters Act, or DOTCOM Act, would slow down the process of transitioning control over the Internet’s domain name system (e.g. the .com’s and .net’s) from being U.S.-government run to being run by a non-governmental global “multistakeholder” community. The National Telecommunications and Information Administration, or NTIA, the government agency ...

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History

Feb 5, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 17, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jun 23, 2015
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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