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Protecting Children from Indecent Programming Act

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Protecting Children from Indecent Programming Act

report of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on S. 1780.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Television and children -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Television programs for children -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Violence on television -- Law and legislation -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 110th Congress, 1st session, Senate -- 110-236
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF31 .C69 2007z
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 8 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18940009M

    Courts have sanctioned restricting indecent broadcasts between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. Courts have sanctioned restricting indecent broadcasts during hours when children may be exposed to such programming. In the first major landmark case on indecency over the airwaves, Federal Communications Commission v.   Protect Your Child from Obscene, Indecent, and Profane Programming It is the FCC's responsibility to make sure that children and parents can avoid obscene or indecent programming. To help protect families the FCC requires that indecent programming and profane speech on broadcast TV or radio are only allowed between 10 p.m. and a.m., when.

    This Act was an attempt to regulate publishing or displaying violent content on the internet. This Act also took measures to create a system of rating video programming for violent, sexual or other indecent content. However, the Computer Decency Act of did not get congressional support for regulating censorship of cyberspace. The Reconsideration Order also established midnight as the new time after which indecent, "but non-obscene," programming could be broadcast without a reasonable risk of exposure to children. 60 Action for Children's Television ("ACT"), , v. FCC F2d July

    - Alternatively, Congress said cable programmers could offer adult programming only during hours when children are unlikely to be watching (10 P.M. to 6 A.M.) - Protecting children from exposure to sexually explicit programming is a compelling state interest. Content Regulation: Obscene, Profane, and Indecent Broadcasts Within the universe of First Amendment protection, broadcast radio and television stations have been subjected to greater regulation than any other verbal, visual, or printed medium of expression.


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Protecting Children from Indecent Programming Act by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Download PDF EPUB FB2

A bill to require the FCC, in enforcing its regulations concerning the broadcast of indecent programming, to maintain a policy that a single word or image may be considered indecent.

Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress.Protecting Children from Indecent Programming Act. Septem Cost Estimate. Cost estimate for the bill as ordered reported by the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on J View Document KB. Summary. Protecting Children from Indecent Programming Act - Amends the Public Telecommunications Act of to require the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), in applying regulations prohibiting the broadcasting of indecent programming, to maintain a policy that a single word or image may constitute indecent programming.

Get this from a library. Protecting Children from Indecent Programming Act: report of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on S. [United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.]. If the Commission determines, on the basis of an assessment under subsection (a), that a measure described in subsection (a) is not effective in protecting children from exposure to gratuitous and excessively violent video programming on television broadcasts, or from exposure to indecent video programming or gratuitous and excessively violent video programming carried by multichannel video programming.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``Protecting Children from Indecent Programming Act''. SEC. FCC MAY REGARD SINGLE WORD OR IMAGE AS INDECENT. FCC, U.S.(), the Court, acknowledging that protection of children from sexually explicit programming is a “compelling” governmental interest (but refusing to determine whether strict scrutiny applies), nonetheless struck down a requirement that cable operators segregate and block indecent programming on leased access.

It struck down a provision permitting cable operators to ban indecent programming from public-access cable channels, such as those made available to community groups, but upheld a provision.

Ensuring that children are protected from abuse, neglect, violence, exploitation and family separation requires an effective and functioning child protection system. Following the enactment of the Children ActKenya embarked on establishing such a system.

In ties to address child protection issues What is child Protection. huMan rights the convention on the rights of the child () outlines the fundamental rights of children, in-cluding the right to be protected from economic exploitation and harmful work, from all forms of.

The Children's Television Act requires each U.S. broadcast television station to air programming specifically designed to serve the educational and informational needs of children.

It also limits the amount of time broadcasters, cable operators, and satellite providers can devote to advertisements during children's programs. Summary of Provisions S. the Protecting Children from Indecent Programming Act, would amend the Public Telecommunications Act of by requiring the FCC, in enforcing its regulations concerning the broadcast of indecent programming, to maintain a policy that a single word or image may be considered indecent.

( th): A resolution affirming the need to protect children in the United States from indecent programming. React to this resolution with an emoji Save your opinion on this resolution on a six-point scale from strongly oppose to strongly support Add Note All Positions».

They were allowed to broadcast indecent material after 10 p.m. The constitutionality of that provision was challenged, and the case was argued before the U.S.

Court of Appeals. In an en banc decision, the court found that the government has a compelling interest in protecting children under age 18 from exposure to indecent broadcasts. However, the.

- Children's Television Act: see book definition; cartoon characters from the show you're watching can't then immediately appear in a commercial Although the Court said protecting children from adult programming is a compelling government interest, they overturned the law under alternative means; subscribers can tell their cable company to.

Protecting children from violent and indecent programming: hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Eighth Congress, second session, Febru (Book, ) [] Get this from a library.

It is illegal for anyone to take, make or share indecent images of children under the Protection of Children Act – even if the image is self-generated and shared consensually. The Communications Decency Act of (CDA) was the first notable attempt by the United States Congress to regulate pornographic material on thein the landmark case of Renothe United States Supreme Court struck the anti-indecency provisions of the act.

The act was title V of the Telecommunications Act of It was introduced to the Senate Committee of. Congress enacted this in response to low V-chip use and ongoing concern about children's exposure to indecent and violent content; this act requires the FCC to study the existence and availability of advanced blocking technologies" compatible with various communication devices such as TV sets, DVD players, VCRs, cable set top boxes, satellite.

Protecting children from online abuse sexualised behaviour – creating or uploading indecent images; Our Online safety elearning course can help you gain the skills to act appropriately and confidently to protect the children you work with from online abuse.

Government has a “compelling” interest in the protection of children from seeing or hearing indecent material, but total bans applicable to adults and children alike are constitutionally suspect.

In Reno v. American Civil Liberties Union, the Court struck down two provisions of the Communications Decency Act of (CDA), one of which would have prohibited use of an.For example, the Children’s Internet Protection Act, passed by Congress in Decemberrequires that libraries receiving funds under any of three different federal programs must install filters on all computers to prevent children from being exposed to indecent material.

(Laughter.) Parents are the first line of defense, but broadcasters and the electronics industry must play a valuable role in protecting our children from obscene and indecent programming. They provide the tools that empower parents to make good decisions, which is voluntary rating systems and the V-chip.

And we applaud those.