H.R.5912 - Truth in Video Game Rating Act109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Stearns, Cliff [R-FL-6] (Introduced 07/26/2006)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 08/01/2006 Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5912 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/26/2006)
Truth in Video Game Rating Act - Requires the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to prescribe rules to prohibit as an unfair and deceptive act or practice: (1) providing a content rating of any video or computer game labeled for sale or distribution in interstate commerce without having reviewed the game's content in its entirety; (2) withholding, hiding, or failing to disclose any content of such a game to the person assigning such rating; or (3) providing a rating that grossly mischaracterizes a game's content.
Requires the Comptroller General to study and report to Congress on game content ratings systems and related questions.