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HB 5212 - News Media Information Protection - Key Vote

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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 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.

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