Bill Sponsors: US HR1009 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Bill Title: Recognizing the threats to press freedom in the United States in the wake of protests following the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, by police in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020, reaffirming the centrality of a free and independent press to the health of democracy, and reaffirming freedom of the press as a priority of the United States in promoting democracy, human rights, and good governance.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 32-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2020-06-18 - Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. [HR1009 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

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