S. 1767 (95th): Federal Officials Antidefamation Act


Jun 27, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 27, 1977, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


William Scott

Senator from Virginia


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 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 27, 1977

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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) (show)
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