H.R.5499 - Child Abuse Prevention Act95th Congress (1977-1978)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Murtha, John P. [D-PA-12] (Introduced 03/23/1977)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/23/1977 Referred to House Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5499 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/23/1977)
Child Abuse Prevention Act - Prohibits the sexual exploitation of children by making it unlawful for any individual to: (1) cause or permit a child to be photographed or filmed engaged in a sexual act prohibited under this Act; (2) photograph or film a prohibited sexual act; (3) knowingly transport any film or photograph depicting a prohibited sexual act; or (4) receive for sale or sell any such film or photograph, if such individual knows or should know such film or photograph has or may be transported in such a manner as to affect interstate or foreign commerce.
Imposes a fine of up to $50,000 and/or imprisonment for up to 20 years for a violation of this Act.