H.R.3714 - Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act of 2009

To amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to include in the Annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices information about freedom of the press in foreign countries, establish a grant program to promote freedom of the press worldwide, and for other purposes. view all titles (7)

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  • Short: Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act of 2009 as introduced.
  • Official: To amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to include in the Annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices information about freedom of the press in foreign countries, establish a grant program to promote freedom of the press worldwide, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Official: To amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to include in the Annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices information about freedom of the press in foreign countries, and for other purposes. as amended by house.
  • Short: Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act of 2009 as passed house.
  • Official: To amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to include in the Annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices information about freedom of the press in foreign countries, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act of 2009 as passed senate.
  • Short: Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act of 2009 as enacted.

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Result: Passed - December 16, 2009

Roll call number 989 in the House

Question: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 3714 Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act of 2009

 

Official Summary

Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act of 2009 - Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to expand the annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices to include: (1) a description of the status of freedom of the press in each country reviewed in the report; (2) identification of countrie

Official Summary

Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act of 2009 - Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to expand the annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices to include:
(1) a description of the status of freedom of the press in each country reviewed in the report;
(2) identification of countries in which there were violations of freedom of the press; and
(3) in countries where there are particularly severe violations of freedom of the press, whether such governments participate in or condone such violations and the actions such governments have taken to preserve the safety and independence of the media and ensure the prosecution of individuals who attack or murder journalists.

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