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H.R. 1981 (112th): Protecting Children From Internet Pornographers Act of 2011

To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to child pornography and child exploitation offenses.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Lamar Smith

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 16, 2011
Length: 16 pages
Introduced:

May 25, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 6063: Child Protection Act of 2012
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 7, 2012. (compare text)

History

May 25, 2011
 
Introduced

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Jul 28, 2011
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

H.R. 1981 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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