S. 792 (107th): Media Marketing Accountability Act of 2001

Introduced:
Apr 26, 2001 (107th Congress, 2001–2002)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

H.R. 2246 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jun 20, 2001

Sponsor
Joseph Lieberman
Senator from Connecticut
Party
Democrat
Text
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Last Updated
Apr 26, 2001
Length
16 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 2246 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 20, 2001

 
Status

This bill was introduced on April 26, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Apr 26, 2001
Referred to Committee Apr 26, 2001
 
Full Title

A bill to prohibit the targeted marketing to minors of adult-rated media as an unfair or deceptive practice, and for other purposes.

Summary

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Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
Committees

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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Library of Congress Summary

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4/26/2001--Introduced.
Media Marketing Accountability Act of 2001 - Declares that targeted marketing to minors of an adult-rated motion picture, music recording, or electronic game shall be treated as a deceptive act or practice within the meaning of the Federal Trade Commission Act, and considered unlawful unless the producer or distributor responsible for advertising or marketing adheres to a voluntary self-regulatory system that comports with criteria established by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).Grants the FTC enforcement powers.
Directs the FTC to study and report to Congress on marketing practices of the motion picture, music recording and electronic game industries with respect to adult-rated products, including the identification of particular producers and distributors engaged in such practices.

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