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Introduced in House (02/15/2012)

Giving Local Communities a Voice in Tribal Gaming Act - Amends the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act to prohibit Class III gaming from occurring under a Tribal-State Compact unless the elected governing body and elected executive officials of each political subdivision in which such gaming is to occur have approved the gaming facility.

Gives each political subdivision 120 days after the Tribal-State Compact is approved by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and the National Indian Gaming Commission or the site of the gaming facility is identified, whichever comes later, to object to the facility.