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

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Jan 23, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Frank LoBiondo

Representative for New Jersey's 2nd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 23, 2012
Length: 2 pages

History

Jan 23, 2012
 
Introduced

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H.R. 3797 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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