H.R.5755 - Soldiers Targeted by Offensive Profiteering Act of 2006 (STOP Act)109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Boren, Dan [D-OK-2] (Introduced 07/11/2006)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||08/10/2006 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.|
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Summary: H.R.5755 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/11/2006)
Soldiers Targeted by Offensive Profiteering Act of 2006 (STOP Act) - Prohibits any person, except with permission, from using the name or image of a protected individual in connection with any merchandise, retail product, impersonation, solicitation, or commercial activity in a manner calculated to: (1) connect the protected individual with that individual's service in the Armed Forces; and (2) convey the impression that such use is approved, endorsed, or authorized by the protected individual. Defines as a "protected individual" any person who: (1) is a member of the Armed Forces; or (2) was a member at any time after April 5, 1917, and, if not living, has a surviving spouse, child, parent, grandparent, or sibling.
Authorizes the Attorney General to bring actions to enjoin violations of this Act.