H.R.2304 - Soldiers Targeted by Offensive Profiteering Act of 2009 (STOP Act)111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Boren, Dan [D-OK-2] (Introduced 05/07/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||06/08/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.|
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Summary: H.R.2304 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/07/2009)
Soldiers Targeted by Offensive Profiteering Act of 2009 (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 connect the protected individual with that individual's service in the Armed Forces. 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.