H.R.3456 - Tobacco Free Internet for Kids Act107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Meehan, Martin T. [D-MA-5] (Introduced 12/11/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 12/28/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3456 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)
Tobacco Free Internet for Kids Act - Prohibits the sale of tobacco products advertized through the Internet or other means to an individual under the age of 18 when such products are shipped by carrier in or affecting interstate commerce. Requires the verification of certain submitted proofs of identity, birth date, and signed statement and certain confirmations of an order before any such products are so shipped.
Introduced in House (12/11/2001)
Requires tobacco product advertising on the Internet to prominently display a warning label as required by the Federal Cigarette Labeling and Advertising Act. Deems violations of these requirements unfair or deceptive acts or practices in or affecting commerce under the Federal Trade Commission Act. Imposes criminal penalties for subsequent, knowing violations.
Authorizes a State attorney general to bring a civil action for injunctive relief to restrain a person from engaging, or continuing to engage, in a violation of this Act.