Summary: H.R.3146 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate amended (10/14/1988)

(Measure passed Senate, amended)

Charity Games Advertising Clarification Act of 1988 - Amends the Federal criminal code to allow the advertising of information concerning a lottery, gift enterprise, or similar scheme that is not State-conducted but is authorized or not otherwise prohibited by the State in which it is conducted, and conducted: (1) by a not-for-profit organization or a governmental organization; or (2) by a commercial organization as a promotional activity clearly occasional and ancillary to the organization's primary business.

Amends Postal Service provisions of law to provide for the mailing of such advertisements.

Makes this Act effective 18 months after the date of its enactment.