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Apr 30, 2002
107th Congress, 2001–2002
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 25, 2002 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 26, 2002
Length: 26 pages
To prevent trafficking in child pornography and obscenity, to proscribe pandering and solicitation relating to visual depictions of minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct, to prevent the use of child pornography and obscenity to facilitate crimes against children, and for other purposes.
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1161 (108th).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4623”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 6, 2003
Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 14, 2002
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 4623 — 107th Congress: Child Obscenity and Pornography Prevention Act of 2002. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/107/hr4623
“H.R. 4623 — 107th Congress: Child Obscenity and Pornography Prevention Act of 2002.” www.GovTrack.us. 2002. February 12, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/107/hr4623>
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