H.R.1212 - Internet Freedom Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN-7] (Introduced 03/03/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||03/06/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1212 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/03/2015)
Internet Freedom Act
Nullifies the rule adopted by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on February 26, 2015, relating to the reclassification of broadband Internet access service as a telecommunications service.
Prohibits the FCC from reissuing such rule in substantially the same form, or from issuing a new rule that is substantially the same, unless the rule is specifically authorized by a law enacted after enactment of this Act.
Exempts any rule that the FCC determines is necessary for national security, public safety, or assistance to law enforcement.