To direct the Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission to establish a task force for the purpose of studying the effects of automated accounts on social media, public discourse, and elections, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 11th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Nov 6, 2018
Length: 4 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on November 6, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Nov 6, 2018
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May 21, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2860.
H.R. 7117 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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