90 STAT. 2478
PUBLIC LAW 94-525—OCT. 17, 1976
Public Law 94-525 94th Congress An Act Oct. 17, 1976 [H.R. 1607]
Lottery prohibitions. Media, parallel exemptions.
To amend title 18 and title 39 of the United States Code to make parallel the exemption from lottery prohibitions granted to newspapers and to radio and television.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 1307(a)(1) of title 18 of the United States Code is amended by inserting "or in an adjacent State which conducts such a lottery" immediately after "State". SEC. 2. The first sentence of subsection (d) of section 3005 of title 39, United States Code, is amended by striking the words "a newspaper of general circulation published in a State containing advertisements, lists of prizes, or information concerning a lottery conducted by that State acting under authority of State law," and inserting the words, "a newspaper of general circulation containing advertisements, lists of prizes, or information concerning a lottery conducted by a State acting under authority of State law, published in that State, or in an adjacent State which conducts such a lottery,", in lieu thereof. Approved October 17, 1976.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: HOUSE REPORT No. 94-236 (Comm. on the Judiciary). SENATE REPORT No. 94-618 (Comm. on the Judiciary). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD: Vol. 121 (1975): June 16, considered and passed House. Vol. 122 (1976): Feb. 4, considered and passed Senate. Feb. 5, motion to reconsider entered in Senate. Oct. 1, motion to reconsider withdrawn.