S. 1301 (108th): Video Voyeurism Prevention Act of 2004


Jun 19, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 23, 2004

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 23, 2004.


Pub.L. 108-495


Michael “Mike” DeWine

Senator from Ohio



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Last Updated: Dec 7, 2004
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit video voyeurism in the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Video Voyeurism Prevention Act of 2004 - Amends the Federal criminal code to prohibit knowingly videotaping, photographing, filming, recording by any means, or broadcasting an image of a private area ... Read more >


Jun 19, 2003

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 24, 2003
Reported by Committee

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Sep 25, 2003
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

May 20, 2004
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by House Committee.

Sep 21, 2004
Passed House with Changes

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 7, 2004
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill.

Dec 23, 2004
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1301”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 2405 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 10, 2003

H.Res. 842 (Related)
Requesting return of official papers on S. 1301.

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Oct 8, 2004

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