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HB 5212 - News Media Information Protection - Key Vote

Connecticut Key Votes

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Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (136-11) -

Title: News Media Information Protection

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits any governmental body from compelling the news media to testify about, produce, or disclose confidential information or sources, and protects non-confidential information unless the information is needed for a pending investigation, prosecution, or civil action; it is not otherwise available; or, it is of interest to the public.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (36-0) -

Title: News Media Information Protection

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits any governmental body from compelling the news media to testify about, produce, or disclose confidential information or sources, and protects non-confidential information unless the information is needed for a pending investigation, prosecution, or civil action; it is not otherwise available; or, it is of interest to the public.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (107-34) - (Key vote)

Title: News Media Information Protection

Vote Result
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits any governmental body from compelling the news media to testify about, produce, or disclose confidential information or sources, and protects non-confidential information unless the information is needed for a pending investigation, prosecution, or civil action; it is not otherwise available; or, it is of interest to the public.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: News Media Information Protection

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits any governmental body from compelling the news media to testify about, produce, or disclose confidential information or sources, and protects non-confidential information unless the information is needed for a pending investigation, prosecution, or civil action; it is not otherwise available; or, it is of interest to the public.

Committee Sponsors

Co-sponsors

  • Alfred C. 'Al' Adinolfi (CT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David Aldarondo (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • James A. Amann (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas A. 'Tom' Colapietro Jr. (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Christopher G. 'Chris' Donovan (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • William A. 'Bill' Finch (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Edwin A. 'Ed' Gomes (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mary Ann Handley (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Toni N. Harp (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Andrew J. McDonald (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Edward 'Ed' Meyer (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Roger B. Michele (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Steven T. 'Steve' Mikutel (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Walter M. Pawelkiewicz (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Edith G. Prague (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Felipe Reinoso (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • James Field F. Spallone (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Andrea L. Stillman (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Julia B. Wasserman (CT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Kevin D. Witkos (CT - R) (Out Of Office)
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