Summary: H.R.6739 — 93rd Congress (1973-1974)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/09/1973)

First Amendment Protection Act - States that no journalist or news medium shall be required by any judicial, executive, legislative, or administrative body of the United States or of any Commonwealth, territory, possession, or trusteeship thereof, including, but not limited to, any court, grand jury, agency, department, or commission, or by either House of Congress or any committee thereof, to disclose any information or the sources of any information received or obtained while acting as a journalist or news medium.

Defines the terms used in this Act.