• UIGEA REGULATIONS TO BE OUT SOON

    03 August 2007

    Newspaper

    According to a very reliable source for G&C, who works on or in Capital Hill. The UIGEA regulations are being pushed faster to get the regulations made public.

    Also, according to our source, it is being put in a speedy mode to try to get the regulations out before iMEGA goes before the court on September 4th.

    Our source urges you to contact your congressman and representative for your state. It is important that you contact them to express your views on the UIGEA.

    iMEGA will have a huge impact when they go before New Jersey Federal Judge, Mary L Cooper. In a hearing to seek to have a new online gambling law, as well as the UIGEA overturned.

    LISTED BELOW ARE THE CO-SPONSORS FOR BARNEY FRANK’S BILL.

    If you do not see your state on the list, contact your congressman and representatives to voice your opinion. As of today, there are 34 co-sponsors.

    Rep Abercrombie, Neil [HI-1] – 7/26/2007
    Rep Ackerman, Gary L. [NY-5] – 4/26/2007
    Rep Baca, Joe [CA-43] – 7/26/2007
    Rep Berkley, Shelley [NV-1] – 4/26/2007
    Rep Berman, Howard L. [CA-28] – 6/7/2007
    Rep Capuano, Michael E. [MA-8] – 4/26/2007
    Rep Carnahan, Russ [MO-3] – 6/28/2007
    Rep Carson, Julia [IN-7] – 4/26/2007
    Rep Clay, Wm. Lacy [MO-1] – 4/26/2007
    Rep Crowley, Joseph [NY-7] – 5/22/2007
    Rep Filner, Bob [CA-51] – 6/7/2007
    Rep Fossella, Vito [NY-13] – 6/15/2007
    Rep Gutierrez, Luis V. [IL-4] – 4/26/2007
    Rep Hastings, Alcee L. [FL-23] – 6/28/2007
    Rep Honda, Michael M. [CA-15] – 7/19/2007
    Rep Israel, Steve [NY-2] – 4/26/2007
    Rep King, Peter T. [NY-3] – 4/26/2007
    Rep McCarthy, Carolyn [NY-4] – 5/22/2007
    Rep McDermott, Jim [WA-7] – 5/24/2007
    Rep McGovern, James P. [MA-3] – 6/7/2007
    Rep Melancon, Charlie [LA-3] – 5/16/2007
    Rep Paul, Ron [TX-14] – 4/26/2007
    Rep Perlmutter, Ed [CO-7] – 5/24/2007
    Rep Rodriguez, Ciro D. [TX-23] – 5/22/2007
    Rep Rothman, Steven R. [NJ-9] – 7/19/2007
    Rep Sanchez, Linda T. [CA-39] – 5/17/2007
    Rep Thompson, Bennie G. [MS-2] – 7/10/2007
    Rep Towns, Edolphus [NY-10] – 5/17/2007
    Rep Watt, Melvin L. [NC-12] – 4/26/2007
    Rep Weiner, Anthony D. [NY-9] – 7/10/2007
    Rep Wexler, Robert [FL-19] – 4/26/2007
    Rep Woolsey, Lynn C. [CA-6] – 7/26/2007
    Rep Wynn, Albert Russell [MD-4] – 7/19/2007
    Rep Young, Don [AK] – 6/27/2007

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