S. 2447 (108th): CAMRA Act

Introduced:
May 19, 2004 (108th Congress, 2003–2004)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Joseph Lieberman
Senator from Connecticut
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
May 19, 2004
Length
10 pages
Related Bills
S. 579 (109th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 09, 2005

 
Status

This bill was introduced on May 19, 2004, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced May 19, 2004
Referred to Committee May 19, 2004
 
Full Title

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize funding for the establishment of a program on children and the media within the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to study the role and impact of electronic media in the development of children.

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Cosponsors
8 cosponsors (5D, 3R) (show)
Committees

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

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5/19/2004--Introduced.
Children and Media Research Advancement Act or CAMRA Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Director of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to establish:
(1) an independent panel of experts to review, synthesize, and report on research, theory, and applications in the social, behavioral, and biological sciences; and
(2) research priorities regarding the roles and impact of the use of and exposure to electronic media on youth in certain core areas of child development.
Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct initial pilot projects to supplement and inform the panel's work. Requires the Director to develop and implement a program that funds additional research determined to be necessary by the panel concerning the role and impact of electronic media in the development of children and adolescents, with a particular focus on media content, format, length of exposure, age of the child, and nature of parental involvement.

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