Text: H.R.1110 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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[Congressional Bills 107th Congress]
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[H.R. 1110 Introduced in House (IH)]







107th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 1110

   To prohibit high school and college sports gambling in all States 
   including States where such gambling was permitted prior to 1991.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             March 20, 2001

 Mr. Graham (for himself, Mr. Roemer, Mr. Osborne, Mr. Kind, Mr. King, 
 Mr. Duncan, Mr. Baldacci, Mr. Smith of Texas, Mr. Green of Wisconsin, 
  Mr. Allen, Mr. Goode, Mr. Etheridge, Mr. Shays, Mr. Blumenauer, Mr. 
  Walsh, Ms. Carson of Indiana, Mr. Weldon of Florida, Mr. Wolf, Mr. 
    Frank, and Ms. Norton) introduced the following bill; which was 
                 referred to the Committee on Judiciary

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                                 A BILL


 
   To prohibit high school and college sports gambling in all States 
   including States where such gambling was permitted prior to 1991.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Student Athlete Protection Act''.

SEC. 2. PROHIBITION.

    Section 3704 of title 28, United States Code, is amended--
            (1) in subsection (a), by striking ``Section'' and 
        inserting ``Except as provided in subsection (c), section''; 
        and
            (2) by adding at the end the following:
    ``(c)(1) Section 3702 shall apply to a lottery, sweepstakes or 
other betting, gambling, or wagering scheme based, directly or 
indirectly, on--
            ``(A)(i) one or more competitive games in which high school 
        or college athletes participate; or
            ``(ii) one or more performances of high school or college 
        athletes in competitive games; or
            ``(B) one or more competitive games at the Summer or Winter 
        Olympics.
    ``(2) In this section--
            ``(A) the term `high school' has the meaning given the term 
        `secondary school' in section 14102 of the Elementary and 
        Secondary Education Act of 1965; and
            ``(B) the term `college' has the meaning given the term 
        `institution of higher education' in section 101 of the Higher 
        Education Act of 1965.''.

SEC. 3. EFFECTIVE DATE.

    The amendments made by section 2 shall take effect on the date that 
is 30 days after the date of enactment of this Act.
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