H.R. 4623 (107th): Child Obscenity and Pornography Prevention Act of 2002

Introduced:

Apr 30, 2002
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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.

Sponsor:

Lamar Smith

Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 26, 2002
Length: 26 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Apr 30, 2002
 
Introduced

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Jun 19, 2002
 
Reported by Committee

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Jun 25, 2002
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

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Details

Cosponsors
69 cosponsors (52R, 17D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, As Amended
Jun 25, 2002 5:25 p.m.
Passed 413/8

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