H.R. 5990 (110th): Video Games Ratings Enforcement Act

Introduced:

May 7, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 7, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Jim Matheson

Representative for Utah's 2nd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 7, 2008
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To require ratings label on video games and to prohibit the sales and rentals of adult-rated video games to minors.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

May 7, 2008
 
Introduced

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5990”). 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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Cosponsors
6 cosponsors (5D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 5345 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 10, 2006

H.R. 287 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 15, 2013

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