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H.R. 4653: Social Media Accountability and Account Verification Act

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To prohibit the creation and use of fake social media accounts or profiles and the sending of fraudulent emails or other electronic messages, and to require certain social media companies to remove fake or harmful accounts and profiles from their platforms.

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Sponsor and status

Adam Kinzinger

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 16th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 22, 2021
Length: 11 pages
Introduced
Jul 22, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Introduced on Jul 22, 2021

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on July 22, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.

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1% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Jul 22, 2021
 
Introduced

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H.R. 4653 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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