H. R. 3809
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 23, 2012
Mr. Pallone introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To amend title 28 of the United States Code to exclude the State of New Jersey from the prohibition on professional and amateur sports gambling to the extent approved by the legislature of the State.
This Act may be cited as the
New Jersey Betting and Equal Treatment
Act of 2012.
Exclusion of the State of New Jersey from the prohibition on amateur and professional sports gambling to the extent approved by the legislature of the State
Section 3704(a) of title 28, United States Code, is amended—
(3)(B), by striking
or at the end;
in paragraph (4),
by striking the period at the end and inserting
; or; and
by adding at the end the following:
a lottery, sweepstakes, or other betting, gambling, or waging scheme operating exclusively in the State of New Jersey, to the extent such scheme is approved by the legislature of the State by statute.
The amendments made by this Act apply to conduct occurring on or after the date of the enactment of this Act.