H.R. 4777 (109th): Internet Gambling Prohibition Act


Feb 16, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 25, 2006, 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 22, 2006
Length: 20 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 18, United States Code, to expand and modernize the prohibition against interstate gambling, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/10/2006--Reported to House amended, Part I.Internet Gambling Prohibition Act - Section2 - Amends the federal criminal code to expand the definition of "wire communication facility" (renamed "communication facility") to include ... Read more >

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Feb 16, 2006

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May 25, 2006
Reported by Committee

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4777”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


146 cosponsors (131R, 15D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 4411 (Related)
Internet Gambling Prohibition and Enforcement Act

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 11, 2006

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