Summary: S.2050 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (02/09/2000)

Combatting Illegal College and University Gambling Act - Directs the Attorney General to establish a panel, composed of Federal, State, and local government law enforcement officials, to conduct a study of illegal college sports gambling, including an analysis of: (1) its scope and prevalence; (2) the role of organized crime; (3) the role of State regulators and the legal sports books in Nevada in assisting law enforcement to uncover it; (4) the enforcement and implementation of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992; (5) the effectiveness of steps taken by institutions of higher education to reduce the problem; (6) the factors that influence the attitudes or levels of awareness of administrators, professors, and students about it; (7) the effectiveness of new countermeasures to reduce it; and (8) potential actions that could be taken by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) to address it.

(Sec. 4) Directs the Attorney General to submit to Congress a report on the study, including recommendations for: (1) Federal and State legislative actions, administrative or private sector actions, and actions by colleges, universities, and the NCAA to address the issue; and (2) intensive educational campaigns by the NCAA to assist in the effort to prevent illegal gambling on college sports.