House Panel Votes To Block FCC Net Neutrality Rules

Law360, New York (March 16, 2011, 12:03 PM EDT) -- Legislation to block the Federal Communications Commission from implementing rules to prohibit discriminatory treatment of Internet traffic is headed for a vote in the full U.S House of Representatives by mid-April, following its successful passage out of committee on Tuesday.

The bill, H.J. Res. 37, was reported out favorably by the House Energy and Commerce Committee by a vote of 30-23 along straight party lines, with all 30 committee Republicans lining up in support of the resolution of disapproval sponsored by communications and technology subcommittee chairman...
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