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H.R. 8896 (116th): AOC Act


The text of the bill below is as of Dec 8, 2020 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


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116th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 8896

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

December 8, 2020

(for himself, Mr. Biggs, Mr. McClintock, Mr. Lamborn, Mr. Gooden, Mr. King of Iowa, and Mr. Kelly of Mississippi) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

A BILL

To repeal section 230 of the Communications Act of 1934 (commonly referred to as the Communications Decency Act) to stop censorship, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Abandoning Online Censorship Act or the AOC Act.

2.

Repeal of section 230 of the Communications Act of 1934 (commonly referred to as the Communications Decency Act)

(a)

Section 230 of the Communications Act of 1934

Effective as of enactment of this language, section 230 of the Communications Act of 1934 (47 U.S.C. 230(c)) is repealed.