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Short Titles as Introduced

Don't Block LGBTQ Act of 2016

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to prohibit schools and libraries that receive universal service support from blocking Internet access to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer resources, and for other purposes.


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Date
09/28/2016Introduced in House

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Date
09/28/2016Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
09/28/2016Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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House Energy and Commerce09/28/2016 Referred to

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Introduced in House (09/28/2016)

Don't Block LGBTQ Act of 2016

This bill amends the Communications Act of 1934 to prohibit elementary schools, secondary schools, or libraries that receive discount rates for telecommunications services under the universal service support program from blocking Internet access to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer resources.

The bill does not prohibit schools or libraries from blocking content that is obscene, child pornography, or harmful to minors.