2015 US Code
Title 15 - Commerce and Trade (Sections 1 - 8405)
Chapter 91A - Promoting a Safe Internet for Children (Sections 6551 - 6555)
Sec. 6551 - Internet safety

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 3, Title 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
Sec. 6551 - Internet safety
Containssection 6551
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 3, 2016
Positive LawNo
Short Titles'Protecting Children in the 21st Century Act'."
Source CreditPub. L. 110-385, title II, §211, Oct. 10, 2008, 122 Stat. 4102.
Statutes at Large References122 Stat. 4102
Public and Private LawsPublic Law 110-385

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15 U.S.C. § 6551 (2015)

§6551. Internet safety

For the purposes of this chapter, the issue of Internet safety includes issues regarding the use of the Internet in a manner that promotes safe online activity for children, protects children from cybercrimes, including crimes by online predators, and helps parents shield their children from material that is inappropriate for minors.

(Pub. L. 110–385, title II, §211, Oct. 10, 2008, 122 Stat. 4102.)


This chapter, referred to in text, was in the original "this title", meaning title II of Pub. L. 110–385, Oct. 10, 2008, 122 Stat. 4102, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of title II to the Code, see Short Title note below and Tables.


Pub. L. 110–385, title II, §201(a), Oct. 10, 2008, 122 Stat. 4102, provided that: "This title [enacting this chapter and amending sections 254 and 503 of Title 47, Telecommunications] may be cited as the 'Protecting Children in the 21st Century Act'."

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