Net Judi Online Terpercaya Gambling may be Struck from Terrorist Bill
The Unlawful Internet Gambling Act may be striken from the HR 3004 legislation.
Actions on the US House of Representatives Bill HR3004, the proposed Financial Anti-Terrorism Act of 2001 may be taken as early as today.
The bill, which has 18 House of Representative sponsors, covers numerous laws than strengthen existing money laundering legislation and includes clauses for reporting “suspicious” financial activity. HR 3004 also contains two sections (303 and 304) known as the Unlawful Internet Gambling Act, which were incorporated in the bill’s creation.
It appears, however, that the two sections are ‘out of place’ and have since caused significant dissent.
According to our sources, both sections may be removed today. The bill is currently in the Finance Committee, which will take one of the following options: (1) send it to the House Floor tomorrow for a vote (where it may be amended) or (2) send it to the Rules Committee today.
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Terrorist Legislation Passes, Spares Net Gambling
The U.S. House of Representatives today passed HR 3004, more commonly known as The Financial Anti-Terrorism Act of 2001, but removed all references to Internet gambling from the final bill.
Earlier drafts of the anti-terrorist legislation included two provisions that would have banned the use of credit cards and other financial instruments in ‘unlawful Internet gambling.’
These provisions did not sit well with a sizeable number of representatives, however, and had delayed the bill’s progress through the House.
Opponents of the anti-gambling provisions criticized their inclusion in the anti-terrorist bill, suggesting that such legislation was not related to terrorist activities and actually threatened the constitutional rights of American citizens.
After considerable debate, the two provisions were withdrawn last night to the relief of the online gambling industry. The amended bill passed this morning by a vote of 412-1.
The new legislation is intended to fight international money laundering, prevent terrorist organizations from receiving funding, and protect banking institutions in the U.S.
This latest setback is unlikely to deter anti-gambling forces in the House. Rep. Leach, who pushed for the inclusion of the two anti-gambling provisions, can be expected to reintroduce new prohibition legislation when the House returns to regular business.