Senate Joint Resolution 52
115th Congress(2017-2018)
A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating to "Restoring Internet Freedom".
Active
Active
Passed Senate on May 16, 2018
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Feb 27, 2018
Latest Action
May 16, 2018
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Joint Resolution
Joint Resolution
A form of legislative measure used to propose changes in law, or to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Depending on the chamber of origin, they begin with a designation of either H.J.Res. or S.J.Res. Concurrent resolutions and simple resolutions are other types of resolutions. Bill is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
52
Congress
115
Policy Area
Science, Technology, Communications
Science, Technology, Communications
Primary focus of measure is natural sciences, space exploration, research policy and funding, research and development, STEM education, scientific cooperation and communication; technology policies, telecommunication, information technology; digital media, journalism. Measures concerning scientific education may fall under Education policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Massachusetts
Montana
Connecticut
Delaware
Delaware
Illinois
Maryland
Alabama
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Minnesota
California
New Hampshire
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Jersey
New Mexico
New Mexico
North Dakota
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
Rhode Island
Virginia
Virginia
Washington
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Passed
May 16, 2018
Type
Passed Senate
Senate Roll Call Votes
Summary

This joint resolution nullifies the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission entitled "Restoring Internet Freedom." The rule published on February 22, 2018: (1) restores the classification of broadband Internet access service as a lightly-regulated "information service"; (2) reinstates private mobile service classification of mobile broadband Internet access service; (3) requires Internet service providers to disclose information about their network management practices, performance characteristics, and commercial terms of service; and (4) eliminates the Internet Conduct Standard and the bright-line rules.

Text (3)
Actions (13)
05/16/2018
Held at the desk.
05/16/2018
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
05/16/2018
Received in the House.
05/16/2018
Passed Senate without amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 52 - 47. Record Vote Number: 97. (text: CR S2709)
05/16/2018
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate without amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 52 - 47. Record Vote Number: 97.(text: CR S2709)
05/16/2018
Measure laid before Senate by motion. (consideration: CR S2698-2709)
05/16/2018
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 52 - 47. Record Vote Number: 96.
05/16/2018
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (CR S2698)
05/15/2018
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 115-322.
05/09/2018
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 406.
05/09/2018
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation discharged by petition pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 802(c).
02/27/2018
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
02/27/2018
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Feb 28, 2018 5:26:07 AM
Updated
Sep 28, 2020 10:42:47 PM