H.R. 2380 (105th): Internet Gambling Prohibition Act of 1997


Sep 3, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 3, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Bob Goodlatte

Representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 3, 1997
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 18 of the United States Code with respect to gambling on the Internet, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/3/1997--Introduced.Internet Gambling Prohibition Act of 1997 - Amends the Federal criminal code to provide penalties against any person who, while engaged in the business of betting or wagering, knowingly uses ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 3, 1997

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2380”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


49 cosponsors (41R, 8D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.R. 3125 (106th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Failed Under Suspension
Last Action: Jul 17, 2000

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