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S.J.Res.6 A joint resolution disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with respect to regulating the Internet and broadband industry pr..., 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Nov 10, 2011 Motion to proceed to consideration of measure rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 46 - 52. Record Vote Number: 200.

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  • Committee Assignment: Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on November 10, 2011, with a roll call of 46 ayes, 52 nays, and 2 not voting.

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  • 54% of users support S.J.Res.6

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  • S.J.Res.6 has been viewed 5,369 times

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    • Citizens Against Government Waste

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    • Fractured Atlas

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    • Heritage Action for America

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    • Metro PCS

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    • Verizon Communications

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    • Americans For Prosperity

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    Opposing Organizations

    • American Library Association

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    • Future of Music Coalition

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    • Consumer's Union

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    • Free Press Action Fund

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    • Association of Free Community Papers

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    • Writers Guild of America

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    • National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture

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    • American Civil Liberties Union

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On April 10, 2011, by gosox5555 - This is a case where regulation is necessary and important. The right to free speech on the Internet should not be controlled and restricted by ISPs.

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      As noted by gosox5555, a user on OpenCongress.org, on April 10, 2011, "This is a case where regulation is necessary and important. The right to free speech on the Internet should not be controlled and restricted by ISPs."
    • On February 24, 2011, by Gapunzel - NOT regulating the internet will allow service providers to control which content loads faster, based on which sites will pay them. Regulation will keep the internet open, and keep wiki and non-profit sites loading competitively.

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      As noted by Gapunzel, a user on OpenCongress.org, on February 24, 2011, "NOT regulating the internet will allow service providers to control which content loads faster, based on which sites will pay them. Regulation will keep the internet open, and keep wiki and non-profit sites loading competitively."
    • On November 08, 2011, by molonlabe - Regulate the internet so that it can be free? That sounds like like it is straight from 1984 just like "Slavery is Freedom" and "War is Peace".

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      As noted by molonlabe, a user on OpenCongress.org, on November 08, 2011, "Regulate the internet so that it can be free? That sounds like like it is straight from 1984 just like "Slavery is Freedom" and "War is Peace"."

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Paul Ryan and President Obama discuss spending and budget | 7 ... - July 23, 2012 by Admin - The Senate is expected a vote on S.J.Res.6, a Joint Resolution of Disapproval to overturn the net neutrality order. Under the Congressional Review? Act, the resolution cannot be filibustered and Harry Reid cannot keep it off ...

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      As noted by Admin on July 23, 2012, "The Senate is expected a vote on S.J.Res.6, a Joint Resolution of Disapproval to overturn the net neutrality order. Under the Congressional Review? Act, the resolution cannot be filibustered and Harry Reid cannot keep it off ..." (/url?q=http://7figureallxclub.com/paul-ryan-and-president-obama-discuss-spending-and-budget/&sa=U&ei=EOoOUKzmEsGo2wWmk4DoDQ&ved=0CE0QmAEwCg&usg=AFQjCNEiXRqmMW1QEipSzCc5w9Fe6xHg0g)
    • Half of on-line e-books in Spain are pirated - Workflow: ePub - April 26, 2012 by Chris Meadows - 481 readersWith much of the media's attention focused on the European debt crisis, the Rick Perry debate fiasco, or the scandal at PSU, today's vote in the Senate on net neutrality has gotten little attention. S.J. Res 6 ("Disapproval of Feder

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      As noted by Chris Meadows on April 26, 2012, "481 readersWith much of the media's attention focused on the European debt crisis, the Rick Perry debate fiasco, or the scandal at PSU, today's vote in the Senate on net neutrality has gotten little attention. S.J. Res 6 ("Disapproval of Feder" (/url?q=http://workflowepub.com/26244/half-of-on-line-e-books-in-spain-are-pirated.php&sa=U&ei=KVyhT47eDOTe2AXIvu2vCQ&ved=0CEkQmAEwBw&usg=AFQjCNEwwp6Tb-UTzgif3aoU9sHA_NjuoA)
    • Half of on-line e-books in Spain are pirated - Workflow: ePub - April 26, 2012 by Chris Meadows - 481 readersWith much of the media's attention focused on the European debt crisis, the Rick Perry debate fiasco, or the scandal at PSU, today's vote in the Senate on net neutrality has gotten little attention. S.J. Res 6 ("Disapproval of Feder

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      As noted by Chris Meadows on April 26, 2012, "481 readersWith much of the media's attention focused on the European debt crisis, the Rick Perry debate fiasco, or the scandal at PSU, today's vote in the Senate on net neutrality has gotten little attention. S.J. Res 6 ("Disapproval of Feder" (/url?q=http://workflowepub.com/26244/half-of-on-line-e-books-in-spain-are-pirated.php&sa=U&ei=i_yfT4v6Acbg2QW4nfi8Ag&ved=0CEoQmAEwBw&usg=AFQjCNF9X7TnzNf5IqrldTcXBvsG9znB4w)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • After the Highway Bill, What Does the Future Hold for the Keystone Pipeline and Coal Ash Legislation? By William Clarkson - July 12, 2012 by jdsupra.com - On Friday, June 29th, Congress passed a comprehensive 27-month transportation bill after weeks of feverish negotiations among the bill's House and Senate conferees. A number of contentious issues had to be resolved before the bill conferees and ...

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      As noted by jdsupra.com on July 12, 2012, "On Friday, June 29th, Congress passed a comprehensive 27-month transportation bill after weeks of feverish negotiations among the bill's House and Senate conferees. A number of contentious issues had to be resolved before the bill conferees and ..." (http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/after-the-highway-bill-what-does-the-fu-84310/)
    • Votes in Congress • Week of Nov. 7 - November 14, 2011 by St. Louis Post-Dispatch - A yes vote was to pass SJRes6. Yes • Blunt (R-Mo.), Kirk (R-Ill.) No • McCaskill (D-Mo.), Durbin (D-Ill.) Repeal of 3 percent law • Senators repealed, 95-0, a law requiring 3 percent of government contracts withheld as a credit against any back taxes

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      As noted by St. Louis Post-Dispatch on November 14, 2011, "A yes vote was to pass SJRes6. Yes • Blunt (R-Mo.), Kirk (R-Ill.) No • McCaskill (D-Mo.), Durbin (D-Ill.) Repeal of 3 percent law • Senators repealed, 95-0, a law requiring 3 percent of government contracts withheld as a credit against any back taxes" (http://www.stltoday.com/news/national/votes-in-congress-week-of-nov/article_a50a7b44-6470-51dc-b749-d8e8251b9d48.html)
    • How your Congressman voted - November 12, 2011 by The Daily Courier - Recent Congressional Votes Senate: Fiscal 2012 Agriculture Appropriations Senate: Motion to Proceed; Rebuild America Jobs Act Senate: Motion to Proceed; Long-Term Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2011 Upcoming Congressional Bills Senate: Governmen

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      As noted by The Daily Courier on November 12, 2011, "Recent Congressional Votes Senate: Fiscal 2012 Agriculture Appropriations Senate: Motion to Proceed; Rebuild America Jobs Act Senate: Motion to Proceed; Long-Term Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2011 Upcoming Congressional Bills Senate: Governmen" (http://www.dcourier.com/Main.asp?SectionID=1&SubSectionID=1&ArticleID=99997)
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