A bill to protect the privacy of users of social media and other online platforms.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Minnesota. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 17, 2019
Length: 16 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on January 17, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
3 Cosponsors (2 Republicans, 1 Democrat)
What legislators are saying
“Hoeven: Aldevron Groundbreaking Highlights Benefits of Tech Entrepreneurship”
— Sen. John Hoeven [R-ND] on Aug 19, 2019
“ICYMI: Rep. Hill Op-Ed in The Hill: The use and abuse of the IMF in the fight against COVID-19”
— Rep. French Hill [R-AR2] on Sep 15, 2020
“Gonzalez introduces bill to promote Taiwan membership in IMF”
— Rep. Anthony Gonzalez [R-OH16, 2019-2022] on May 22, 2020
Apr 23, 2018
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2728 (115th).
Jan 17, 2019
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 18, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1667 (117th).
S. 189 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 189. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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