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H.R.4124 - CAMRA Act

To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize funding for the establishment of a program on children and the media within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to study the role and impact of electronic media in the development of children. view all titles (3)

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  • Short: CAMRA Act as introduced.
  • Short: Children and Media Research Advancement Act as introduced.
  • Official: To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize funding for the establishment of a program on children and the media within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to study the role and impact of electronic media in the development of children. as introduced.

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Official Summary

Children and Media Research Advancement Act or the CAMRA Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to establish an independent panel of experts to: (1

Official Summary

Children and Media Research Advancement Act or the CAMRA Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to establish an independent panel of experts to:
(1) review, synthesize, and report on research, theory, and applications in the social, behavioral, and biological sciences regarding the impact of the content and use of electronic media on youth in certain core areas of child and adolescent development; and
(2) establish research priorities regarding such issues. Requires the Secretary to:
(1) initiate and support pilot projects to supplement and inform the panel's work; and
(2) conduct or support additional research determined to be necessary by the panel concerning the role and impact of electronic media in the development of children and adolescents, with a particular focus on media content, format, length of exposure, age of the child or adolescent, and nature of parental involvement.

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