H.R. 3726 (109th): Child Pornography Prevention Act of 2005


Sep 12, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 12, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mike Pence

Representative for Indiana's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 12, 2005
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About the bill

Full Title

To enhance prosecution of child pornography and obscenity by strengthening section 2257 of title 18, United States Code, to ensure that children are not exploited in the production of pornography, prohibiting distribution of child pornography used as evidence in prosecutions, authorizing assets forfeiture in child pornography and obscenity cases, expanding administrative subpoena power to cover obscenity cases, and prohibiting the production of obscenity, as well as its transportation, distribution, and sale, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/12/2005--Introduced.Child Pornography Prevention Act of 2005 - Amends federal criminal code provisions regarding the sexual exploitation of children to:(1) prohibit producers of visual depictions of sexually explicit conduct from refusing ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 12, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3726”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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