H.R. 107 (108th): Digital Media Consumers’ Rights Act of 2003


Jan 7, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 7, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Frederick “Rick” Boucher

Representative for Virginia's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 7, 2003
Length: 9 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Federal Trade Commission Act to provide that the advertising or sale of a mislabeled copy-protected music disc is an unfair method of competition and an unfair and deceptive act or practice, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/7/2003--Introduced.Digital Media Consumers' Rights Act of 2003 - Amends the Federal Trade Commission Act to prohibit:(1) introduction into commerce of prerecorded digital music disc products that are mislabeled, or falsely, ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 7, 2003

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 107”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


24 cosponsors (16D, 8R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 5544 (107th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 3, 2002

H.R. 1201 (109th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 9, 2005

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