H.R.2404 - Indian Country Gambling Regulation Act99th Congress (1985-1986)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Shumway, Norman D. [R-CA-14] (Introduced 05/07/1985)|
|Committees:||House - Interior and Insular Affairs; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 11/14/1985 Committee Hearings Held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2404 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/07/1985)
Indian Country Gambling Regulation Act - Amends the Federal criminal code to impose a penalty for the conduct of a gambling operation in Indian country. Exempts from such penalty certain lawful gambling operations.
Declares such gambling operations lawful if they are conducted under tribal laws which have met the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, and if they do not violate State laws.
Prescribes guidelines under which the Secretary shall approve tribal law regarding gambling operations.
Describes circumstances in which a State is prohibited from declaring Indian gambling operations as being against public policy.