H. R. 4027
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
July 25, 2019
Mr. Gosar (for himself, Mr. Meadows, Mr. King of Iowa, and Mr. Norman) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce
To amend section 230 of the Communications Act of 1934 (commonly referred to as the Communications Decency Act) to stop censorship, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Stop the Censorship Act.
Revocation of immunities
Section 230(c) of the Communications Act of 1934 (47 U.S.C. 230(c)) is amended—
in the heading, by striking
and Screening of Offensive Material and inserting
of unlawful or objectionable material; and
in paragraph (2)—
in subparagraph (A)—
material that the provider or user considers to be obscene, lewd, lascivious, filthy, excessively violent, harassing, or otherwise objectionable, whether or not such material is constitutionally protected and inserting
unlawful material; and
; or and inserting a semicolon;
in subparagraph (B), by striking
paragraph (1). and inserting
subparagraph (A); or; and
by adding at the end the following new subparagraph:
any action taken to provide users with the option to restrict access to any other material, whether or not such material is constitutionally protected.