S. 1185 (95th): Interstate Horse Racing Act

Introduced:

Mar 30, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 25, 1978

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 25, 1978.

Law:

Pub.L. 95-515

Sponsor:

Warren Magnuson

Senator from Washington

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 25, 1978

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to regulate interstate commerce with respect to parimutuel wagering on horse racing, to maintain the stability of the horse racing industry, and for other purposes.

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History

Mar 30, 1977
 
Introduced

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Oct 27, 1977
 
Reported by Committee

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Sep 26, 1978
 
Passed Senate

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Oct 10, 1978
 
Passed House

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Oct 25, 1978
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

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Details

Cosponsors
10 cosponsors (9D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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S. 2834 (94th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 19, 1975

H.R. 14089 (Related)
Interstate Horseracing Act

Passed House
Last Action: Oct 10, 1978

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