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S. 474 (102nd): Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act

About the bill

Source: Wikipedia

The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (Pub.L. 102–559), also known as PASPA or the Bradley Act, is a judicially overturned law that was meant to define the legal status of sports betting throughout the United States. This act effectively outlawed sports betting nationwide, excluding a few states.

The sports lotteries conducted in Oregon, Delaware, and Montana were exempt, as well as the licensed sports pools in Nevada. In addition, Congress provided a one-year window of opportunity from the effective date of PASPA (January 1, 1993 ...

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Feb 22, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 28, 1992

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 28, 1992.

Law
Pub.L. 102-559
Sponsor

Dennis DeConcini

Senator for Arizona

Democrat

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Last Updated: Oct 28, 1992

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History

Feb 22, 1991
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Nov 21, 1991
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jun 2, 1992
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Oct 6, 1992
 
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 7, 1992
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 28, 1992
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 474 (102nd) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 102nd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1991 to Oct 9, 1992. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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