US HR768 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 40-2)
Status: Introduced on December 17 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-10-01 - Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Calling on African governments to protect and promote human rights through internet freedom and digital integration for all citizens across the continent of Africa. This resolution condemns the restriction of internet access across Africa and urges African governments to employ specified measures to ensure the integrity and security of their telecommunications infrastructures. The resolution also encourages telecommunications providers and businesses operating in Africa to facilitate open and secure access to the internet.

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Title

Calling on African governments to protect and promote human rights through internet freedom and digital integration for all citizens across the continent of Africa.

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-10-01HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
2020-10-01HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2019-12-17HouseReferred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
2019-12-17HouseIntroduced in House

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