US SR179 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 9-5)
Status: Introduced on May 1 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-05-01 - Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S2574-2575; text: CR S2573-2574)
Pending: Senate Foreign Relations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

A resolution recognizing widening threats to freedoms of the press and expression around the world, 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 in commemoration of World Press Freedom Day on May 3, 2019.

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Title

A resolution recognizing widening threats to freedoms of the press and expression around the world, 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 in commemoration of World Press Freedom Day on May 3, 2019.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-05-01SenateReferred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S2574-2575; text: CR S2573-2574)

Same As/Similar To

HR345 (Related) 2019-07-15 - The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.

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