A bill 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 titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Missouri. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 14, 2002
Length: 22 pages
107th Congress (2001–2002)
This bill was introduced on May 14, 2002, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)
Passed House (Senate next) — Jun 25, 2002
May 14, 2002
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Jun 25, 2002
Companion Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4623 (107th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S. 2511 (107th).
S. 2511 (107th) was a 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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2511. This is the one from the 107th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 107th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2001 to Nov 22, 2002. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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