About the bill
- Full Title
A bill entitled "The Federal Officials' Anti-Defamation Act of 1977."
- Summary (CRS)
6/27/1977--Introduced.Federal Officials' Antidefamation Act - Renders a person who with actual malice, makes a false and defamatory communication concerning a Federal official liable for damages in a Federal court defamation ...
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The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Jun 27, 1977
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1767”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
10 cosponsors (6R, 4D)
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
Links & tools
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1767 — 95th Congress: Federal Officials Antidefamation Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/95/s1767
“S. 1767 — 95th Congress: Federal Officials Antidefamation Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1977. October 8, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/95/s1767>
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