S.3493 - Free Press Act of 2012

A bill to protect first amendment rights of journalists and internet service providers by preventing States and the United States from allowing meritless lawsuits arising from acts in furtherance of those rights, commonly called "Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation" or "SLAPPs", and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: A bill to protect first amendment rights of journalists and internet service providers by preventing States and the United States from allowing meritless lawsuits arising from acts in furtherance of those rights, commonly called "Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation" or "SLAPPs", and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Free Press Act of 2012 as introduced.

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Aug 2nd
Aug 2ndRead twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Aug 2ndSponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S5983-5984)

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