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.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 1161 (108th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 6, 2003

S. 2511 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 14, 2002

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 4623” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Apr 30, 2002
Reported by Committee
Jun 19, 2002
Passed House
Jun 25, 2002
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Details

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

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

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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