Summary: H.R.497 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate amended (07/17/1996)

National Gambling Impact Study Commission Act - Establishes the National Gambling Impact Study Commission to conduct a comprehensive legal and factual study of the social and economic impacts of gambling in the United States on: (1) Federal, State, local, and Native American tribal governments; and (2) communities and social institutions generally, including individuals, families, and businesses within such communities and institutions. Mandates a report to the President, the Congress, State Governors, and Native American tribal governments. Requires the Commission to contract with the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations and the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences for assistance with the study. Authorizes appropriations.