Text: H.J.Res.106 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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[Congressional Bills 107th Congress]
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[H.J. Res. 106 Introduced in House (IH)]







107th CONGRESS
  2d Session
H. J. RES. 106

    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States 
             respecting real and virtual child pornography.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             July 17, 2002

Mr. Brown of South Carolina (for himself, Mr. Bartlett of Maryland, Mr. 
 Chambliss, Mr. DeMint, Mr. Doolittle, Mr. Goode, Mr. Graham, Mr. Hall 
    of Texas, Ms. Hart, Mr. Hayes, Mr. Jenkins, Mr. Jones of North 
    Carolina, Mr. Kerns, Mr. Kingston, Mr. McHugh, Mrs. Myrick, Mr. 
 Norwood, Mr. Osborne, Mr. Pence, Mr. Pickering, Mr. Pitts, Mr. Riley, 
    Mr. Shimkus, Mr. Shows, Mr. Smith of Michigan, Mr. Souder, Mr. 
Sullivan, Mr. Taylor of North Carolina, Mr. Tiahrt, Mr. Vitter, and Mr. 
 Wilson of South Carolina) introduced the following joint resolution; 
          which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

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                            JOINT RESOLUTION


 
    Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States 
             respecting real and virtual child pornography.

    Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United 
States of America in Congress assembled (two-thirds of each House 
concurring therein), That the following article is proposed as an 
amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which shall be 
valid to all intents and purposes as part of the Constitution when 
ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States 
within seven years after the date of its submission for ratification:

                              ``Article--

    ``Section 1. Neither the Constitution nor any State constitution 
shall be construed to protect child pornography, defined as visual 
depictions by any technological means of minor persons, whether actual 
or virtual, engaged in explicit sexual activity.
    ``Section 2. The Congress shall have the power to enforce this 
article by appropriate legislation.''.
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