H. R. 3559
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
September 18, 2007
Mr. Pickering (for himself, Mr. Pitts, Mr. Matheson, and Mr. McIntyre) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce
To require the FCC, in enforcing its regulations concerning the broadcast of indecent programming, to maintain a policy that a single word or image may be considered indecent.
This Act may be cited as the
Protecting Children from Indecent Programming Act.
FCC may regard single word or image as indecent
Section 16 of the Public Telecommunications Act of 1992 (47 U.S.C. 303 note) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following:
Single Word or Image Policy
In administering the regulations promulgated under subsection (a), the Commission shall maintain a policy that a single word or image may constitute indecent programming.