H.R. 805: DOTCOM Act of 2015

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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Feb 5, 2015


Passed House on Jun 23, 2015

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


John Shimkus

Representative for Illinois's 15th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 14, 2016
Length: 4 pages


5% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

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


Feb 5, 2015

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Jun 17, 2015
Reported by Committee

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Jun 23, 2015
Passed House

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Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 805 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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