S.RES.600 A resolution recognizing widening threats to freedom of the press and expression around the world, reaffirming the centrality of a free and independent press to the health of free societies and democracies, 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, 2020.

Sponsored by Robert Menendez (D).  Introduced on 2020-05-21 in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations which took place on 2020-05-21.

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Co-sponsors

This legislation was co-sponsored by Marco Rubio (R), Benjamin L. Cardin (D), Thom Tillis (R), Tim Kaine (D), John Boozman (R), Christopher A. Coons (D), John Cornyn (R), Edward J. Markey (D), Marsha Blackburn (R), Jeff Merkley (D), Susan Collins (R), and Bob Casey (D).

Actions

05/21/2020 - Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text: CR S2608-2609)

05/21/2020 - Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.