H.R.2366: Internet Gambling Prohibition, Poker Consumer Protection, and Strengthening UIGEA Act of 2011

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about commerce
  • Introduced June 24, 2011
  • Latest Major Action Aug. 25, 2011

Bill Summary

Internet Gambling Prohibition, Poker Consumer Protection, and Strengthening UIGEA Act of 2011 - Prohibits a person from (and requires a fine under the federal criminal code, imprisonment up to five years, or both) for operating an Internet gambling facility without a license in good standing issued by a state or tribal agency qualified by the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary). Makes such prohibition inapplicable to facilities operated by...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There is one statement associated with H.R.2366.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, and the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.
Referred to House Financial Services
Referred to House Judiciary
Referred to the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
June 24, 2011

Introduced in the House by Joe L. Barton (R-Texas)

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