Enacted — Signed by the President — Dec 7, 2012
Last Action: Signed by President.
Explanation: This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 7, 2012.
May 25, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on July 28, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
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Last Updated: Dec 16, 2011
Length: 16 pages
To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to child pornography and child exploitation offenses.
Section2 - Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit knowingly conducting in interstate or foreign commerce a financial transaction that will facilitate access to, or the possession of, child pornography. ... Read more >
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 30, 2011
Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 7, 2012
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1981 — 112th Congress: Protecting Children From Internet Pornographers Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1981
“H.R. 1981 — 112th Congress: Protecting Children From Internet Pornographers Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. December 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1981>
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