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H.R.2282: Internet Gambling Regulation, Enforcement, and Consumer Protection Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about commerce
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Sponsor Peter T. King, R-N.Y.
Total Cosponsors 2 (All Democrats)
Introduced June 6, 2013
Latest Major Action July 15, 2013
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Bill Summary

Internet Gambling Regulation, Enforcement, and Consumer Protection Act of 2013 - Prohibits operation of an Internet gambling facility that offers services to persons in the United States, except as authorized under this Act. Provides exceptions with respect to licensed race tracks, operators offering lottery transactions or services relating to bets or wagers by a state or Indian tribe, and persons engaged outside the United States in bet or wager activities that are initiated, received, or made solely by individuals outside the United States.

Establishes within the Treasury the Office of Internet Gambling Oversight, headed by an Executive Director. Outlines requirements for the designation of entities for the regulation and oversight of authorized Internet gambling facilities. Authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury to withdraw such designation in appropriate circumstances. Includes the Office as such an entity.

Directs the Secretary to establish and carry out an ...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 15, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
June 7, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.
June 6, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary
June 6, 2013 Referred to House Financial Services
June 6, 2013 Referred to House Energy and Commerce