H.R. 12235 (93rd): A bill to amend title 18 of the United States Code to permit the mailing, broadcasting, or televising of lottery information and the transportation, mailing, and advertising of lottery tickets in interstate commerce but only concerning lotteries which are lawful.


Jan 23, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 23, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Paul Findley

Representative for Illinois's 20th congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

1/23/1974--Introduced.Permits the transportation, mailing, and broadcasting of advertising, information and materials concerning lotteries authorized by law and conducted by a State, the District of Columbia, or any territory or possession ... Read more >

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Jan 23, 1974

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H.R. 16733 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 19, 1974

H.R. 15718 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 28, 1974

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