H.R. 2175 (111th): Families for ED Advertising Decency Act

Introduced:
Apr 29, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
James “Jim” Moran Jr.
Representative for Virginia's 8th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Apr 29, 2009
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 1420 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 17, 2005

 
Status

This bill was introduced on April 29, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Apr 29, 2009
Referred to Committee Apr 29, 2009
 
Full Title

To prohibit as indecent the broadcasting of any advertisement for a medication for the treatment of erectile dysfunction, and for other purposes.

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1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committees

House Energy and Commerce

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4/29/2009--Introduced.
Families for ED Advertising Decency Act - Requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to revise the FCC's interpretations of, and enforcement policies concerning, FCC regulations on indecent material to treat as indecent, for purposes of broadcasting during specified hours, any advertisement for medications treating erectile dysfunction or for male enhancement. Excludes from this prohibition the mere mention of the trademarked or generic name of such medication.

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