100th Congress, 2d Session
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This act, dated October 17, 1988, also known as United States Public Law 100-497, and popularly known as the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, was enacted to provide a statutory basis for the operation and regulation of tribal gaming, and to declare the need for the establishment of independent Federal regulatory authority, Federal standards for gaming on Indian lands, and a National Indian Gaming Commission, in order to meet congressional concerns regarding gaming and to protect such gaming as a means of generating tribal revenue.
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Indian gaming, gaming, gambling
US Congress, US Senate, US House of Representatives, US Department of the Interior, State of Michigan, State of North Dakota, State of South Dakota, State of Washington, national Indian Gaming Commission, St. Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin, Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida
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American Politics | Indigenous, Indian, and Aboriginal Law | Indigenous Studies | Law and Politics | Native American Studies | United States History
Congress.gov. "S.555 - 100th Congress (1987-1988): Indian Gaming Regulatory Act." October 17, 1988. https://www.congress.gov/bill/100th-congress/senate-bill/555.
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