H.R.5418: Protecting Internet Freedom Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced June 9, 2016
  • Latest Major Action June 9, 2016

Bill Sponsor

Bill Cosponsors

65 (All Republicans)

Bill Summary

Protecting Internet Freedom Act This bill prohibits the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information from allowing the National Telecommunications and Information Administration's responsibility for Internet domain name system functions, including the authoritative root zone file and the performance of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority functions, to cease unless a federal statute enacted after enactment of this bill...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 9 statements associated with H.R.5418.

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 9, 2016
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
June 9, 2016

Introduced in the House by Sean Duffy (R-Wis.)

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