S. 2159 (113th): Restoration of America’s Wire Act


Mar 26, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 26, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Lindsey Graham

Senator from South Carolina



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Last Updated: Mar 26, 2014
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to restore long-standing United States policy that the Wire Act prohibits all forms of Internet gambling, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/26/2014--Introduced.Restoration of America's Wire Act - Amends provisions of the federal criminal code, commonly known as the Wire Act, to provide that the prohibition against transmission of wagering information shall ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 26, 2014

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2159”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (3R, 1D) (show)
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S. 1668 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 24, 2015

H.R. 4301 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 26, 2014

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