H.R.414 - Camera Phone Predator Alert Act

To require mobile phones containing digital cameras to make a sound when a photograph is taken. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To require mobile phones containing digital cameras to make a sound when a photograph is taken. as introduced.
  • Short: Camera Phone Predator Alert Act as introduced.

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This bill would require that all mobile phones sold in the United States which are equipped with digital cameras make a sound when a photograph is taken.
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Official Summary

Camera Phone Predator Alert Act - Requires any mobile phone containing a digital camera to sound a tone whenever a photograph is taken with the camera's phone. Prohibits such a phone from being equipped with a means of disabling or silencing the tone. Treats the requirement as a consum

Official Summary

Camera Phone Predator Alert Act - Requires any mobile phone containing a digital camera to sound a tone whenever a photograph is taken with the camera's phone. Prohibits such a phone from being equipped with a means of disabling or silencing the tone. Treats the requirement as a consumer product safety standard and requires enforcement by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

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