S.1981: Open Internet Preservation Act of 2014

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about science, technology, communications
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Sponsor Edward J. Markey, D-Mass.
Total Cosponsors 6 (All Democrats)
Introduced Feb. 3, 2014
Latest Major Action Feb. 3, 2014
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Bill Summary

Open Internet Preservation Act of 2014 - Restores rules adopted by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the Report and Order in the matter of preserving the open Internet and broadband industry practices (adopted on December 21, 2010) that were vacated by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in Verizon v. Federal Communications Commission (decided on January 14, 2014).

Requires such rules to remain in effect until the FCC takes final action in the proceedings remanded to the FCC in such D.C. Circuit decision.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 3, 2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.