Summary: H.R.1359 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House (05/20/2019)

Digital Global Access Policy Act of 2019 or the Digital GAP Act

This bill directs the Department of State to advance U.S. policy to promote public and private investments in secure Internet infrastructure and increase Internet access around the world. The U.S. Agency for International Development and the Peace Corps shall also make efforts to advance such policy.

The President shall report to Congress about U.S. efforts to implement the policy, including government efforts to provide technical and regulatory assistance to developing countries and close the gender gap in Internet access.