However, this bill may not become a law due to Republican-controlled Senate and may face White House opposition.
As per supporters of net neutrality, clear rules are needed to prevent dominant internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T from blocking or throttling services or websites for competitive reasons.
The voting ratio was 232-190. The "Save the Internet" bill aims to restore regulations approved in 2015 and then rolled back in 2017 in the latest back-and-forth over the contentious internet issue that has been debated for over a decade.
According to critics of net neutrality, the rules could stifle investment and innovation, and claim the internet is not designed for utility-style regulation from the 1930s. However, both sides in the debate say they are defending the "free and open" internet.