H.R. 4777, The Internet Gambling Prohibition Act
- This bill has been mooted by the passage of another bill on the same subject or by other events. Check 'Related Bills' below to see if other bills on this subject have been passed into law. Mooted: 10/13/2006.
- This item is from the 109th Congress (2005-2006) and is no longer current. Comments, voting, and wiki editing have been disabled, and the cost/savings estimate has been frozen.
H.R. 4777 would broaden the coverage of the current laws against Internet gambling and would increase penalties for such offenses. The bill would authorize the appropriation of funds for each of fiscal years 2007 through 2010 for the Department of Justice to investigate and prosecute violators of the bill's provisions.