The House Oversight and Government Reform (OGR) Committee listened to views on the Restoration of America’s Wire Act on Wednesday, the second time RAWA has been the topic of the home hearing.
RAWA gets around more, yet remains as unloved, as this 1 girl you went to school with.
AKA the Restoration of America’s Wire Act, RAWA was heard in the House of Representatives on Wednesday during an Oversight and Government Reform (OGR) session titled, ‘A Casino in Every Smartphone: Law Enforcement Implications.’
(we are not sure should they were making a play on the old Herbert Hoover slogan ‘A Chicken in almost every Pot’ with that session title, but choice that is interesting anyway.)
Four witnesses brought their expected expertise to Washington, DC, to testify on Rep. Jason Chaffetz’s (R-Utah) legislation that would restore the Wire Act to its pre-2011 interpretation. Four years ago, the Department of Justice ruled that the pre-Internet 1961 law that is federaln’t necessarily prohibit online gambling, effectively opening states to legalize online casinos.
‘We’ve had attorneys that are numerous, numerous governors saying, ‘You can’t do this to our state,” Chaffetz stated in their remarks. ‘ You just don’t unilaterally change the statutory law with an OLC (Office of Legal Counsel) opinion.
‘ That poses a nagging problem for plenty of states. States which have legalized gambling, states like myself [sic] that have no gaming, Continue Reading