Official Title: To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to child pornography and child exploitation offenses.
Sponsor: Rep Smith (R, TX)
Child Protection Act of 2012 - Amends the federal criminal code to impose a fine and/or prison term of up to 20 years for transporting, receiving, distributing, selling, or possessing pornographic images of a child under the age of 12. Requires a U.S. district court to issue a protective order prohibiting harassment or intimidation of a mRead MoreRead Less
Latest Action: Became Public Law No: 112-206.