S. 2256 (102nd): Film Disclosure Act of 1992


Feb 25, 1992
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 25, 1992, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Alan Simpson

Senator from Wyoming


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the registration and protection of trademarks used in commerce, to carry out the provisions of certain international conventions, and for other purposes", enacted July 5, 1946 (commonly known as the Lanham Act), to require certain disclosures relating to materially altered films.

Summary (CRS)

2/25/1992--Introduced.Film Disclosure Act of 1992 - Amends the Lanham Act to require that each public exhibition of a materially altered motion picture (and each copy of such film offered to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 25, 1992

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2256”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 1181 (103rd) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 30, 1993

H.R. 5868 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 12, 1992

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