105th CONGRESS

1st Session

H.R. 1067

To prohibit the advertising of distilled spirits on radio and television.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 13, 1997

Mr. KENNEDY of Massachusetts (for himself, Mr. HANSEN, Mr. CONYERS, Mr. BACHUS, Mr. DELLUMS, Mr. HINCHEY, Mr. MORAN of Virginia, Ms. NORTON, Ms. JACKSON-LEE of Texas, Ms. LOFGREN, Mr. FALEOMAVAEGA, Mr. KASICH, Mr. FATTAH, Ms. KAPTUR, and Mr. SMITH of New Jersey) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Commerce


A BILL

To prohibit the advertising of distilled spirits on radio and television.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United

States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the `Just Say No Act'.

SECTION 2. ADVERTISING PROHIBITION.

(a) PROHIBITION- It shall be unlawful to advertise distilled

spirits on any medium of electronic communication subject to the

jurisdiction of the Federal Communications Commission.

(b) PENALTY- Any person who violates subsection (a) shall be

subject to a fine of not more than $10,000.