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Titles (2)

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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Foreign Entities Reform Act of 2018

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for additional disclosure requirements with respect to content from registered foreign agents.

Actions Overview (1)

03/19/2018Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

03/23/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
03/19/2018Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/19/2018Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (2)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-9] 07/16/2018
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] 07/16/2018

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce03/19/2018 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology03/23/2018 Referred to

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Introduced in House (03/19/2018)

Foreign Entities Reform Act of 2018

This bill amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require broadcast, cable, and satellite providers to record and submit to federal authorities specified information about requests by an entity registered as a foreign agent to broadcast content that is intended for American consumers. Such content must include a statement that the content is being distributed by a foreign agent or by an agent on behalf of a foreign principal.