Description: H.Amdt. 25 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

Amendment narrows the definition of child pornography and creates new obscenity offenses to cover virtual and real child pornography that involves visual depictions of prepubescent children and minors; and creates a new offense against pandering materials as child pornography and strengthens penalties for repeat offenders.

Purpose:

An amendment numbered 8 printed in House Report 108-48 to narrow definition of child pornography in response to Ashcroft v. the Free Speech Coalition; to create new obscenity offenses to cover virtual and real child pornography that involves visual depictions of prepubescent children and minors; to create a new offense against pandering visual depictions as child pornography and strengthens penalties for repeat offenders; to include new findings that detail the effect of the Supreme Court decision on child pornography cases, as well as some technical changes; to require the Attorney General to report on the Department of Justice's efforts to enforce the record-keeping requirements for producers of adult material to demonstrate they are not using minors.

House Amendment Code:

(A008)

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