US HB7005 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on May 22 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-05-22 - Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Pending: House Energy And Commerce Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

SHIELD Act Showing How Isolationism Effects Long-term Development Act This bill requires the Department of Commerce and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to study and report on electronic commerce, including data sharing and data flow, and its impact on the U.S. economy. Such study shall involve a review of (1) the economic benefit of the free transfer of data, (2) the impact of digital trade barriers on the U.S. economy and business development, and (3) the beneficial impacts of data agreements on commerce. Commerce and the FTC must also establish and maintain a compendium of data localization regulations. Commerce and the FTC must report to Congress the results of such study and any recommendations to promote U.S. economic activity through electronic commerce.

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Title

SHIELD Act Showing How Isolationism Effects Long-term Development Act

Sponsors

Rep. Fred Upton [R-MI]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-05-22HouseReferred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2020-05-22HouseReferred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2020-05-22HouseIntroduced in House

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