H.R. 4411 - Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006

COMMITTEE ACTION:   REPORTED BY A VOICE VOTE, on Monday July 10, 2006. 
FLOOR ACTION: ADOPTED BY VOICE VOTE, on Wednesday July 12, 2006.

MANAGERS: GINGREY/MCGOVERN

109th Congress
2nd Session

H.RES. 907

[Report No. 109- 551]

 

 

H.R. 4411 - UNLAWFUL INTERNET GAMBLING ENFORCEMENT ACT OF 2006

1. Structured rule.

2. Provides one hour of debate in the House equally divided among and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Financial Services and the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

4. Provides that, in lieu of the amendments recommended by the Committees on Financial Services and the Judiciary now printed in the bill, the amendment in the nature of a substitute depicted in the Rules Committee Print dated July 5, 2006, shall be considered as adopted.

5. Makes in order the amendment printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution, if offered by Representative Berkley of Nevada or her designee, which shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent and shall not be subject to a demand for a division of the question.

6. Waives all points of order against the amendment printed in the Rules Committee report.

7. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

 
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RESOLUTION

Resolved, That upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order without intervention of any point of order to consider in the House the bill (H.R. 4411) to prevent the use of certain payment instruments, credit cards, and fund transfers for unlawful Internet gambling, and for other purposes. In lieu of the amendments recommended by the Committees on Financial Services and the Judiciary now printed in the bill, the amendment in the nature of a substitute depicted in the Rules Committee Print dated July 5, 2006, shall be considered as adopted. The bill, as amended, shall be considered as read. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill, as amended, and on any further amendment thereto to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) one hour of debate on the bill, as amended, equally divided among and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Financial Services and the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary; (2) the further amendment printed in the report of the Committee on Rules accompanying this resolution, if offered by Representative Berkley of Nevada or her designee, which shall be in order without intervention of any point of order or demand for division of the question, shall be considered as read, and shall be separately debatable for 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent; and (3) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

 

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENTS TO BE MADE IN ORDER
(summaries derived from information provided by sponsors)

 

1. Berkley (NV)/Wexler (FL)/Conyers (MI) #3 
Eliminates the exceptions to the bill’s general prohibition against online gambling, thereby establishing a complete ban on all internet gambling-related activities. (20 minutes)

 

 

TEXT OF THE AMENDMENTS
(summaries derived from information provided by sponsors)

1. Berkley (NV)/Wexler (FL)/Conyers (MI) #3