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H.Res. 721: Calling for the establishment of an app ratings board to enforce consistent and accurate age and content ratings of apps on internet-ready devices and calling on technology companies to ensure the implementation of user-friendly and streamlined parental controls on devices used by minors.

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Mike Johnson

Sponsor. Representative for Louisiana's 4th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 15, 2021
Length: 4 pages
Oct 15, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Introduced on Oct 15, 2021

This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on October 15, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.


1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)



Oct 15, 2021

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H.Res. 721 is a simple resolution in the United States Congress.

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Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Res. 721. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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