H.R.1644: Save the Internet Act of 2019

About This Bill

  • Introduced March 8, 2019
  • Latest Major Action April 29, 2019

Bill Sponsor

Bill Cosponsors

197 (All Democrats)

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Week Ending Rank
April 14, 2019 5th

Statement of Administration Policy

The administration strongly opposes this legislation and has recommended the president veto it.

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 83 statements associated with H.R.1644.

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 29
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 74.
April 11
Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
April 10
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
April 10

On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 232 - 190 (Roll no. 167).

April 10

On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 204 - 216 (Roll no. 166).

April 10
The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
April 10
DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Walden motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to add at the end of the bill the following new section entitled "Rule of Construction Regarding Internet Tax Freedom Act".
April 10
Mr. Walden moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
April 10
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
April 10
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 1644.
April 10
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the McAdams amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Doyle (PA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
April 10
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 294, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the McAdams amendment No. 12.
April 10
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 294, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Spanberger amendment No. 11.
April 10
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 294, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Brindisi amendment No. 10.
April 10
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 294, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Trone amendment No. 9.
April 10
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 294, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Stanton amendment No. 8.
April 10
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 294, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Davids (KS) amendment No. 7.
April 10
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
April 10
Considered as unfinished business.
April 10
Mr. Walden moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. (text: CR H3237)
April 10
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H3224-3239)
April 9
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 294. (consideration: CR H3169-3185; text: CR H3178-3179)
April 9
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 1644 as unfinished business.
April 9
On motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
April 9
Mr. Doyle, Michael F. moved that the committee rise.
April 9
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Wexton amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Doyle demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
April 9
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 294, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Wexton amendment No. 6.
April 9
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 294, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Porter amendment No. 5.
April 9
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Delgado amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Doyle demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
April 9
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 294, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Delgado amendment No. 4.
April 9
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 294, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Waters amendment No. 3.
April 9
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 294, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Latta amendment No. 2.
April 9
Subsequently, the Committee resumed its sitting.
April 9
The Committee of the Whole rose informally to receive a message.
April 9
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 294, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Burgess amendment No. 1.
April 9
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 1644.
April 9
The Speaker designated the Honorable Andre Carson to act as Chairman of the Committee.
April 9
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 294 and Rule XVIII.
April 9
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1644 and H.R. 2021. Measure will be considered read. Rule provides for the previous question to be considered as ordered without intervening motions for both measures except for one hour of debate; one motion to recommit is allowed for both measures. The rule provides for adoption of H.Res. 293. The rule provides for proceedings during the period of April 11, 2019, through April 26, 2019.
April 9
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 294.
April 8
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 294 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1644 and H.R. 2021. Measure will be considered read. Rule provides for the previous question to be considered as ordered without intervening motions for both measures except for one hour of debate; one motion to recommit is allowed for both measures. The rule provides for adoption of H.Res. 293. The rule provides for proceedings during the period of April 11, 2019, through April 26, 2019.
April 5
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 15.
April 5
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 116-34.
April 3
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 30 - 22.
April 3
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
March 26
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by the Yeas and Nays: 18 - 11 .
March 26
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
March 12
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
March 9
Referred to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.
March 8
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
March 8

Introduced in the House by Mike Doyle (D-Pa.)

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