In May 2004, Senators Evan Bayh (D-IN), Hillary Clinton (D-NY), Richard Durbin (D-IL), Mike Enzi (R-WY) and Rick Santorum (R-PA) introduced the Children and Media Research Advancement Act (CAMRA), which
authorizes federal funds for the study of the effects of electronic media on children’s development.
When this bill was first introduced, it was endorsed by many organizations including CMCH, the Childrens Digital Media Center, Children Now, the American Psychological Association, and Common Sense Media.
On September 14, 2006 the bill passed by unanimous consent in the Senate.
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