H.R. 4204 (112th): To require certain warning labels to be placed on video games that are given certain ratings due to violent content.


Mar 19, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 19, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Joe Baca
Representative for California's 43rd congressional district


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Last Updated: Mar 19, 2012
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Summary (CRS)
3/19/2012--Introduced.Requires the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to issue regulations requiring that a warning label stating that "exposure to violent video games has been linked to aggressive behavior" be placed ...

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Related Bills

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H.R. 231 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 7, 2009

H.R. 400 (Related)
To require certain warning labels to be placed on video games that are given ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 24, 2011

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Mar 19, 2012


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
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