Senate Bill 1700
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Journalism Competition and Preservation Act of 2019
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Jun 3, 2019
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jun 3, 2019
Latest Action
Jun 3, 2019
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
1700
Congress
116
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
Louisiana
Illinois
Kentucky
Louisiana
Minnesota
New Jersey
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Journalism Competition and Preservation Act of 2019

This bill creates a four-year safe harbor from antitrust laws for print or digital news companies to collectively negotiate with online content distributors (e.g., social media companies) regarding the terms on which the news companies' content may be distributed by online content distributors.

Text (1)
Actions (2)
06/03/2019
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
06/03/2019
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Jun 4, 2019 4:27:11 AM
Updated
Feb 18, 2021 9:15:15 PM