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Free Flow of Information Act of 2007

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary

Free Flow of Information Act of 2007

report together with additional views (to accompany H.R. 2102) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Disclosure of information -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Freedom of information -- United States,
  • Confidential communications -- Press -- United States,
  • Reporters and reporting -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Government and the press -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 110th Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- 110-370
    The Physical Object
    Pagination13 p. ;
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14566601M
    OCLC/WorldCa180205011

      Dianne Feinstein trying to eliminate protections for alternative media with amended ‘Free Flow of Information Act’ – (h/t:L) Free Flow of Information Act? Get serious! Ever notice the Orwellian way the feds name their laws? ObamaCare was the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The Free Flow of Information Act addresses two additional areas of considerable confusion and concern. First, it addresses the situation of a criminal defendant who subpoenas a journalist. To ensure that every criminal defendant has a fair trial, a criminal defendant has less of a burden than a prosecutor does, to show that the journalist's.

    The apartheid-era Protection of Information Act (84 of ) remains on the statute books, but government acknowledges parts are unconstitutional and unenforceable. Since a Cabinet policy document, the Minimum Information Security Standards (MISS), has been the main instrument to protect state secrets, but it too lacks enforceability. All Latest Free Flow of Information Act News. Opinion. Shield Law to Protect Journalist Sources. BY Newspaper Association of America Senior Vice President of Public Policy Paul Boyle 04/03/09

    'Shield'ing the People from Independent Journalism: The Free Flow of Information Act of and its Slippery Slope Devon Douglas-Bowers I Politics & Government I Commentary I April 10th, Currently being debated by the Senate, but rarely discussed on mainstream television, is the Shield Law. PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION ACT 4 OF (11 April – to date) [This is the current version and applies as from 11 April , i.e. the date of commencement of certain sections of the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of – to date] (Government Notice in Government Gazette dated 26 November


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Free Flow of Information Act of 2007 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary Download PDF EPUB FB2

Shown Here: Reported to Senate with amendment(s) (11/06/) Free Flow of Information Act of - (Sec. 2) Prohibits a federal entity (an entity or employee of the judicial or executive branch or an administrative agency of the federal government with the power to issue a subpoena or other compulsory process), in any proceeding or in connection with any issue arising under federal law, from.

H.R. (th). To maintain the free flow of information to the public by providing conditions for the federally compelled disclosure of information by certain persons connected with the news media. Ina database of bills in the U.S.

Congress. Shown Here: Passed House amended (10/16/) Free Flow of Information Act of - (Sec. 2) Prohibits a federal entity (an entity or employee of the judicial or executive branch or an administrative agency of the federal government), in any matter arising under federal law, from compelling a covered person to testify or produce any document unless a court makes specified determinations by a.

of information by certain persons connected with the news media. 1 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa-2 tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 3 SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

4 This Act may be cited as the ‘‘Free Flow of Informa-5 tion Act of ’’. Get this from a library. Free Flow of Information Act of hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, on H.R.J [United States.

Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary.]. The Free Flow of Information Act is a bill intended to provide a news reporter with the right to refuse to testify as to information or sources of information obtained during the newsgathering and dissemination Free Flow of Information Act of 2007 book.

While numerous U.S. states have shield laws, the federal government has no such bill is an effort to enact a shield law at the federal level.

(th). A bill to maintain the free flow of information to the public by providing conditions for the federally compelled disclosure of information by certain persons connected with the news media.

Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Free Flow of Information Act would create federal shield law. The Free Flow of Information Act, which has been regularly introduced in Congress sinceis largely a response to the Supreme Court decision in Branzburg v. Hayes () and accompanying cases.

These cases decided that reporters were not entitled to special exemption from. The Free Flow of Information Act is a new House bill which would end the practice and institute a federal “shield law” for journalists.

Context When the government subpoenas somebody and asks for answers under oath, the person is usually required to comply — but not always. The Free Flow of Information Act is a new House bill which would end the practice and institute a federal “shield law” for journalists. Context When the government subpoenas somebody and asks for answers under oath, the person is usually required to comply — but not always.

Get this from a library. Free Flow of Information Act of report together with additional views (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). [United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary.].

Senator Spector introduced the bill in the th Congress as the Free Flow of Information Act of and in the th Congress at the Free Flow of Information Act of The bill failed cloture in the former and never made it out of committee in the latter.

Both times Senator Charles E. Schumer was a primary sponsor. The Freedom of Information Act. The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) generally provides that any person has the right to request access to federal agency records or information except to the extent the records are protected from disclosure by any of nine exemptions contained in the law or by one of three special law enforcement record exclusions.

FREE FLOW OF INFORMATION. Group Nguyn Ngoc Chi - TT39B Ta Minh Hng - TT39B Ha Phng - TT39B Pham Bich Thuy - TT39B Content I.

Overview about the chapter II. Terms definition III. Free flow of information 1. Ways of approaching the theory free flow of information Approach to theorizing communication A bill to maintain the free flow of information to the public by providing conditions for the federally compelled disclosure of information by certain persons connected with the news media; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

LUGAR. President, I rise today to introduce the Free Flow of Information Act of The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is a law that gives you the right to access information from the federal government.

It is often described as the law that keeps citizens in. 85– Calendar No. TH CONGRESS REPORT 1st Session "!SENATE – FREE FLOW OF INFORMATION ACT OF NOVEMBER 6, —Ordered to be printed Mr.

LEAHY, from the Committee on the Judiciary, submitted the following R E P O R T together with. The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. §is a federal freedom of information law that requires the full or partial disclosure of previously unreleased information and documents controlled by the United States government upon request.

The act defines agency records subject to disclosure, outlines mandatory disclosure procedures, and defines nine exemptions to the statute. Motherboard reports on information it obtained via the Freedom of Information Act outlining U.S.

Drug Enforcement Agency funding to train other law enforcement on exploiting social media platforms to mine data. According to a statement of work, the DEA "is responsible for keeping up with the increas. The Freedom of Information Act, 5 U.S.C. § As Amended By. Public Law No.Stat. Below is the full text of the Freedom of Information Act in a form showing all amendments to the statute made by the “Openness Promotes Effectiveness in our National Government Act of ” All newly enacted provisions are in boldface.

INTRODUCTION After experiencing a difficult time in New Order era (), when the civil rights to freely obtain information had been abused by the government at that time, a glimmer of hope emerged when the government enact a new Act regarding Public Freedom of Information in (Act number 14).

But just as too good to be true, the hope.I ask unanimous consent that the full text of my prepared statement be printed in the Record. There being no objection, the material was ordered to be printed in the Record, as follows: Mr.

President, I seek recognition today to introduce, with Senators Schumer and Lugar, the Free Flow of Information Act of th Congress Report HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 1st Session ===== FREE FLOW OF INFORMATION ACT OF _____ Ma Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed _____ Mr.

Conyers, from the Committee on the Judiciary, submitted the following R E P O R T together with DISSENTING VIEWS [To accompany .