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H.R.625: Sports Gaming Opportunity Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about sports and recreation
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Sponsor Frank A. LoBiondo, R-N.J.
Total Cosponsors 2 (All Democrats)
Introduced Feb. 13, 2013
Latest Major Action April 8, 2013
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

Sports Gaming Opportunity Act of 2013 - Amends the federal judicial code to exempt a lottery, sweepstakes, or other betting, gambling, or wagering scheme authorized by a state by a statute enacted on or after January 1, 2013, and in effect not later than January 1, 2017, from the prohibition against a governmental entity, or a person acting pursuant to the law or compact of a governmental entity, sponsoring, operating, advertising, or promoting sports gambling.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations.
Feb. 13, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.