H.R.1110 - Student Athlete Protection Act107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Graham, Lindsey [R-SC-3] (Introduced 03/20/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||03/20/2001 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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[Congressional Bills 107th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [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. _______________________________________________________________________ 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 _______________________________________________________________________ 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. <all>