H.R. 3797 (112th): Sports Gaming Opportunity Act of 2012

Introduced:
Jan 23, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Frank LoBiondo
Representative for New Jersey's 2nd congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Jan 23, 2012
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 625 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 13, 2013

H.R. 3809 (Related)
New Jersey Betting and Equal Treatment Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 23, 2012

 
Status

This bill was introduced on January 23, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jan 23, 2012
Referred to Committee Jan 23, 2012
 
Full Title

To amend chapter 178 of title 28 of the United States Code to permit during a 4-year period States to enact statutes that exempt from the operation of such chapter, lotteries, sweepstakes, and other betting, gambling, or wagering schemes involving professional and amateur sports.

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Cosponsors
6 cosponsors (3D, 3R) (show)
Committees

House Judiciary

Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet

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1/23/2012--Introduced.
Sports Gaming Opportunity Act of 2012 - Amends the federal judicial code to exempt a lottery, sweepstakes, or other betting, gambling, or wagering scheme authorized by a state by a statute enacted on or after January 1, 2012, and in effect not later than January 1, 2016, from the prohibition against a governmental entity, or a person acting pursuant to the law or compact of a governmental entity, sponsoring, operating, advertising, or promoting sports gambling.

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