S. 579 (109th): CAMRA Act


Mar 9, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 9, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Joseph Lieberman

Senator from Connecticut



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Last Updated: Mar 9, 2005
Length: 10 pages

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S. 1902 (same title)
Passed Senate — Sep 13, 2006

About the bill

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.

Summary (CRS)

3/9/2005--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 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 9, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 579”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


8 cosponsors (5D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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S. 2447 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 19, 2004

S. 948 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 21, 2007

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