There is one summary for S.1482. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (11/08/1997)

Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require anyone who, in interstate or foreign commerce in or through the World Wide Web, is engaged in the commercial distribution of material that is harmful to minors to restrict access to such materials by persons under 17 years of age.

Provides criminal and civil penalties for violations of such requirement, as well as an affirmative defense.

Directs the Attorney General, for the Internet web site of the Department of Justice, and the Federal Communications Commission for its web site, to each make available on such web sites a definition of material that is harmful to minors.