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HB-207 Bill Text


My school's American Government course is acutally a simulation of real American government. We get in groups and write bills and have a full session and so forth. This page is the text for my bill, HB-207, which deals with banning alcohol advertisements.


Be it enacted a FEDERAL law to ban advertisements for alcoholic beverages on any medium of electronic communication governed by the Federal Communications Commission as well as on all billboards in the nation.

HB #207 will change the current advertising policy that bans persons from advertising alcoholic beverages to audiences primarily consisting of persons under the age of twenty-one (21). This law will be put into effect on May 1, 2003. Those entities currently advertising alcoholic beverages on one or more mediums of electronic communication and/or billboards must remove all current advertisements by 12:00 AM on January 1, 2004. Beginning 12:00 AM, January 1, 2004, both…