July 11, 2006(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.
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).