H.R. 626: New Jersey Betting and Equal Treatment Act of 2013

Introduced:
Feb 13, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
1% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Frank Pallone Jr.
Representative for New Jersey's 6th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Feb 13, 2013
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 3809 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 23, 2012

 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on February 13, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Feb 13, 2013
Referred to Committee Feb 13, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

5% chance of getting past committee.
1% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
Full Title

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.

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Cosponsors
2 cosponsors (1D, 1R) (show)
Committees

House Judiciary

Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations

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2/13/2013--Introduced.
New Jersey Betting and Equal Treatment Act of 2013 - Amends the federal judicial code to exempt a lottery, sweepstakes, or other betting, gambling, or waging scheme operating exclusively in New Jersey, to the extent such scheme is approved by that state's legislature by statute, 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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