S. 1965 (110th): Protecting Children in the 21st Century Act

Introduced:

Aug 2, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on May 22, 2008 but was never passed by the House.

Sponsor:

Ted Stevens

Senator from Alaska

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 22, 2008
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to protect children from cybercrimes, including crimes by online predators, to enhance efforts to identify and eliminate child pornography, and to help parents shield their children from material that is inappropriate for minors.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Aug 2, 2007
 
Introduced

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Sep 27, 2007
 
Reported by Committee

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May 22, 2008
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

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Details

Cosponsors
20 cosponsors (12R, 8D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 49 (Related)
Protecting Children in the 21st Century Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 4, 2007

S. 1492 (Related)
Broadband Data Improvement Act

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 10, 2008

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