S. 3034: Protecting Internet Freedom Act

Introduced:

Jun 8, 2016

Status:

Referred to Committee on Jun 8, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on June 8, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Ted Cruz

Junior Senator from Texas

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 8, 2016
Length: 6 pages

Prognosis:

9% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

A bill 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.

Summary

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) won the second-most number of delegates among Republican candidates, but he couldn’t stop the momentum of Donald Trump and dropped out on May 3. He is widely considered the most likely of the four senators who ran for president in 2016 to do so again in 2020, if the opportunity presents itself. Since dropping out ...

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History

Jun 8, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

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