H.R. 5242 (103rd): To amend the Act commonly referred to as the “Johnson Act” to limit the authority of States to regulate gambling devices on vessels.


Oct 7, 1994
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 7, 1994, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Lynn Schenk
Representative for California's 49th congressional district


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Last Updated: Oct 7, 1994
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Amends the Johnson Act to provide that States may not regulate the possession or use of gambling equipment on vessels whose voyage consists of a segment: (1) that begins and ...

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Oct 7, 1994


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