To amend section 223 of the Communications Act of 1934 to require persons who are engaged in the business of selling or transferring, by means of the World Wide Web, material that is harmful to minors to restrict access to such material by minors, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Oct 7, 1998
Length: 38 pages
Apr 30, 1998
105th Congress, 1997–1998
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 7, 1998 but was never passed by the Senate.
Apr 30, 1998
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Sep 24, 1998
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Oct 7, 1998
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
H.R. 3783 (105th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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