S. 704--the Gambling Impact Study Commission: Hearing Before the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourth Congress, First Session ... November 2, 1995

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Page 238 - The national sample survey conducted by the Survey Research Center of The University of Michigan in the fall of 1960 had features which give an unparalleled opportunity to comment on the recent evolution of the American electorate. The fall surveys were part of a long-term "panel" study, in which respondents first interviewed at the time of the 1956 presidential election were reinterviewed.
Page 152 - Indian gaining may not be used for any purpose other than— (1) to fund tribal government operations or programs; (2) to provide for the general welfare of the Indian tribe and its members; (3) to promote tribal economic development, (4) to donate to charitable causes; and (5) to help fund operations of local government agencies.
Page 60 - Experience should teach us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the government's purposes are beneficent. Men born to freedom are naturally alert to repel invasion of their liberty by evil-minded rulers. The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well-meaning, but without understanding.
Page 150 - ... provide a statutory basis for the regulation of gaming by an Indian tribe adequate to shield it from organized crime and other corrupting influences, to ensure that the Indian tribe is the primary beneficiary of the gaming operation, and to assure that gaming is conducted fairly and honestly by both the operator and players...
Page 132 - Forty-eight of the 50 States, plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, have some form of legalized gaming.
Page 204 - ... *"'CERTAIN CRIMES ABOARD AIRCRAFT IN FLIGHT (k)(l)sivi Whoever, while aboard an aircraft in flight in air commerce, commits an act which, if committed within the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States...
Page 186 - The federal government should prevent interference by one state with the gambling policies of another, and should act to protect identifiable national interests. The Commission recommends that Congress consider enacting a statute to insure the state's continued power to regulate gambling.
Page 360 - Commission to conduct a comprehensive legal and factual study of gambling in the United States and existing Federal, State, and local policy and practices with respect to legal prohibition and taxation of gambling activities and to formulate and propose such changes in those policies and practices as the Commission may deem appropriate.
Page 211 - States, or whoever, operating any such station, knowingly permits the broadcasting of, any advertisement of or information concerning any lottery, gift enterprise, or similar scheme, offering prizes dependent In whole or in part upon lot or chance, or any list of the prizes drawn or awarded by means of any such lottery, gift enterprise, or scheme, whether said list contains any part or all of such prizes, shall be fined not more than $1,000 or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.
Page 192 - Obviously Congress' purpose was broadly to give support to the existing and future State systems for regulating and taxing the business of insurance. This was done In two ways. One was by removing obstructions which might be thought to flow from its own power, whether dormant or exercised, except as otherwise expressly provided in the Act itself or in future legislation.

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