Summary: H.R.2404 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.2404. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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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.