Summary: H.R.5499 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.5499. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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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.