H.R. 6120 (109th): Video Game Decency Act of 2006

Introduced:

Sep 20, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 20, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Fred Upton
Representative for Michigan's 6th congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 20, 2006
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To prohibit deceptive acts and practices in the content rating and labeling of video games.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 1531 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 15, 2007

S. 3935 (Related)
Truth in Video Game Rating Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 26, 2006

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 6120” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. 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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History

Introduced
Sep 20, 2006

Details

Cosponsors
14 cosponsors (11R, 3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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