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


Mar 30, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 25, 1978

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


Pub.L. 95-515


Warren Magnuson

Senator from Washington



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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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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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The “S.” in “S. 1185” means this is a Senate 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.


Mar 30, 1977
Reported by Committee
Oct 27, 1977
Passed Senate
Sep 26, 1978
Passed House
Oct 10, 1978
Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 25, 1978


8 cosponsors (7D, 1R) (show)
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