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H.R. 416 (114th): Sports Gaming Opportunity Act of 2015

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 20, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 20, 2015, 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 20, 2015
Length: 2 pages

History

Jan 20, 2015
 
Introduced

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H.R. 416 (114th) 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 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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