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Aug 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on August 6, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from New Jersey
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Last Updated: Aug 6, 2009
Length: 91 pages
A bill to amend title 31, United States Code, to provide for the licensing by the Secretary of the Treasury of Internet poker and other games that are predominantly of skill, to provide for consumer protections on the Internet, to enforce the tax code, and for other purposes.
8/6/2009--Introduced.Internet Poker and Game of Skill Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act of 2009 - Prescribes federal administrative and licensing requirements governing Internet game-of-skill facilities. Vests the Secretary of the ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1597 — 111th Congress: Internet Poker and Game of Skill Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s1597
“S. 1597 — 111th Congress: Internet Poker and Game of Skill Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. November 28, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s1597>
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