HR 1174

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1174

To amend title 31, United States Code, to provide for the licensing of Internet gambling activities by the Secretary of the Treasury, to provide for consumer protections on the Internet, to enforce the tax code, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 17, 2011

Mr. CAMPBELL (for himself, Mr. FRANK of Massachusetts, Mr. KING of New York, and Mr. PERLMUTTER) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary and Energy and Commerce, 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


A BILL

To amend title 31, United States Code, to provide for the licensing of Internet gambling activities by the Secretary of the Treasury, to provide for consumer protections on the Internet, to enforce the tax code, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. FEDERAL LICENSING REQUIREMENT FOR INTERNET GAMBLING OPERATORS.

`SUBCHAPTER V--REGULATION OF LAWFUL INTERNET GAMBLING

`Sec. 5381. Congressional findings

`Sec. 5382. Definitions

`Sec. 5383. Establishment and administration of licensing program

`Sec. 5384. Problem Gambling, Responsible Gambling, Consumer Safeguards, and Self-Exclusion Program

`Sec. 5385. Financial transaction providers

`Sec. 5386. List of unlawful Internet gambling enterprises

`Sec. 5387. Limitation of licenses in States and Indian lands

`Sec. 5388. Sports betting prohibited on Internet

`Sec. 5389. Prohibition on the use of credit cards for Internet gambling

`Sec. 5390. State and tribal lotteries

`Sec. 5391. Safe harbors

`Sec. 5392. Relation to section 1084 of title 18 and the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act

`Sec. 5393. Cheating and other fraud

`subchapter v--regulation of lawful internet gambling

SEC. 3. REPORT REQUIRED.

SEC. 4. FEASIBILITY STUDY.

SEC. 5. EFFECTIVE DATE.

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