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Skill Game Protection Act

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend subchapter IV of chapter 53 of title 31, United States Code, and section 1084 of title 18 of such Code to clarify the applicability of such provisions to games of skill, and establish certain requirements with respect to such games, and for other purposes.


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Date
06/07/2007Introduced in House

All Actions (7)

Date
07/16/2007Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
06/07/2007Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
06/07/2007Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Action By: House of Representatives
06/07/2007Referred to House Judiciary
Action By: House of Representatives
06/07/2007Referred to House Financial Services
Action By: House of Representatives
06/07/2007Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, and Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/07/2007Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Committees (3)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Financial Services06/07/2007 Referred to
House Judiciary06/07/2007 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security07/16/2007 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce06/07/2007 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection06/07/2007 Referred to

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Introduced in House (06/07/2007)

Skill Game Protection Act - Amends federal criminal law to exempt from the prohibition against transmission of wagering information the operation or participation in poker, chess, bridge, mahjong or any other game where success is predominantly determined by a player's skill, to the extent that: (1) the game provides for competition only between and among participants, and not against the person operating the game; and (2) the operator is in compliance with federal regulations governing games of skill.

Amends federal law governing monetary transactions to instruct the Secretary of the Treasury to prescribe regulations requiring each person who operates a game of skill on the Internet to maintain specified safeguards, including: (1) that the individual participant depositing funds is 18 years of age or older; (2) that the individual participant is physically located in a jurisdiction that does not bar participation in the particular Internet games of skill in which the individual participates; and (3) that all taxes relating to Internet games of skill due to federal and state governments and to Indian tribes from individual participants are collected at the time of any payment of any proceeds of Internet games of skill.