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house Bill H.R. 2175

Families for ED Advertising Decency Act

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      house Committees
      Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Communications and Technology
    IntroducedApril 29th, 2009

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Families for ED Advertising Decency Act

Official Title

To prohibit as indecent the broadcasting of any advertisement for a medication for the treatment of erectile dysfunction, and for other purposes.


Families for ED Advertising Decency Act - Requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to revise the FCC's interpretations of, and enforcement policies concerning, FCC regulations on indecent material to treat as indecent, for purposes of broadcasting during specified hours, any advertisement for medications treating erectile dysfunction or for male enhancement. Excludes from this prohibition the mere mention of the trademarked or generic name of such medication.

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