S.1233 - Product Packaging Protection Act of 2002107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Kohl, Herb [D-WI] (Introduced 07/24/2001)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 107-106|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/17/2002 Held at the desk. (All Actions)|
|Notes:||For further action, see H.R. 2621, which became Public Law 107-307 on 12/2/2002.|
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Summary: S.1233 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)
Product Packaging Protection Act of 2002 - Amends Federal criminal law to impose criminal penalties, including imprisonment for up to one year, for tampering with a consumer product sold in interstate or foreign commerce by knowingly placing, before sale, any writing in the product or in its container without the consent of the manufacturer, retailer, or distributor.
Passed Senate amended (10/16/2002)
Increases the imprisonment penalty from one year to three years for a repeat offender.
Defines "writing" as any form of representation or communication, including handbills, notices, or advertising, that contain letters, words, or pictorial representations.