H. R. 2175
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
April 29, 2009
Mr. Moran of Virginia (for himself and Mr. Brady of Pennsylvania) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce
To prohibit as indecent the broadcasting of any advertisement for a medication for the treatment of erectile dysfunction, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Families for ED Advertising Decency
Definition of indecency
Within 6 months after the date of enactment of this Act, the Federal Communications Commission shall revise the Commission’s interpretations of, and enforcement policies concerning, section 73.3999 of the Commission’s regulations (47 CFR 73.3999), relating to indecent material that no licensee of a radio or television broadcast station shall broadcast on any day between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m., to treat as indecent for such purposes any advertisement for a medication for the treatment of erectile dysfunction or for male enhancement. This section shall not require treating as indecent any product placement or other display or mention merely of the trademarked name or generic name for such a medication.