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Key Votes

HR 4411 - Internet Gambling Bill - Key Vote

National Key Votes

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Issues

Stage Details

Legislation - Placed on Calendar (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (317-93) - (Key vote)

Title: Internet Gambling Bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits Internet gambling through the use of any communication of information that assists in planning bets, credit cards, checks, drafts, and funds transfers and also establishes a five year prison sentence for those who knowingly violate this law.

Highlights:
  • Excludes the horse racing industry from the ban (Sec. 105).
  • Requires cooperation between the US and other countries in identifying unlawful internet gambling operations (Sec. 301).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Internet Gambling Bill

Sponsors

  • James A. 'Jim' Leach (IA - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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