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Congressmen Introduce Entertainment Marketing Bill

A new bill pending in the United States House of Representatives would ban the marketing of adult rated entertainment products to children.

Game Developer, Staff

June 21, 2001

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The House of Representatives Media Marketing Accountability Act, co-sponsored by New York’s Steve Israel and Oklahoma’s Tom Osborne, closely mirrors a similar bill introduced in the Senate by Herb Kohl and Joseph Lieberman. Both bills would empower the Federal Trade Commission to levy fines against firms that voluntarily label a movie, song or video game as adults only, but market it to kids.

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