H.R.783. Sports Gaming Opportunity Act of 2017

United States House of Representatives
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                    Sports Gaming Opportunity Act of 2017  This bill 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, 2017, and in effect not later than January 1, 2021, 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.

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  • House Committee: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.

    Thu, Mar 2nd 2017
  • House IntroReferral: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

    Wed, Feb 1st 2017