For nearly five years, the NPPA and through our membership in the Federal Shield Law Coalition has been working with Congress to craft a federal shield law. This week, it appears to be closer than ever to be enacted into law.

The House of Representatives passed a version of the shield law (HR 985) last March and two weeks ago the the Senate Judiciary Committee reached an agreement on the Free Flow of Information Act (S 448) which is a compromise bill. An integral portion of the compromise was the approval of the White House which was given two weeks ago. The bill is scheduled for mark-up next Thursday and the NPPA is asking members to call the members of the Senate Judiciary Committee and encourage them to either support the bill or allow it to be voted upon if they oppose it.

According to the NPPA Counsel Mickey Osterreicher, previous “national security concerns, expressed mostly by Republicans but also some Democrats, have been addressed and significant concessions were made in the compromise bill to take national security into account.”

To find a list of Senate Judiciary members, check here.

7 Responses to “Time to call your Senators”

  1. Oh….now I want someone to make lines from that sketch into a whole gif parade with regard to the Romney campaign.

  2. Blood strain is the drive of blood towards the partitions of the arteries as the coronary heart pumps blood throughout the overall body. Several factors affect blood stress, causing it to adjust from working day to day and all through the working day. We are unable to command some of the aspects that enhance the threat of creating higher blood tension like becoming African American, in excess of the age of 35, household heritage of high blood pressure, or obtaining diabetic issues, gout or kidney ailment, but the fantastic news is that there are some that we can modify! Check out the list under. Workout

  3. Nice read, I just passed this onto a friend who was doing a little research on that. And he just bought me lunch since I found it for him smile So let me rephrase that: Thank you for lunch!

  4. Try to look for a dealer who is remarkably educated inside field to help you to

  5. Well I definitely enjoyed studying it. This tip offered by you is very helpful for correct planning.

  6. This actually answered my drawback, thanks!

  7. Sorry for the huge review, but I’m really loving the new Zune, and hope this, as well as the excellent reviews some other people have written, will help you decide if it’s the right choice for you.

Leave a Reply