Houses Passes Bill To Block Tribal Casino In Ariz.

Law360, New York (September 18, 2013, 2:51 PM EDT) -- The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a contentious bill that aims to block a tribal casino in Arizona by banning any new Native American gambling operations on land put into trust after a certain retroactive date.

Passed on a voice vote during a suspension of the rules, the House passed H.R. 1410 — dubbed The Keep the Promise Act — to prohibit any Indian casino from being built and run on land acquired in trust after April 9, 2013, according to House documents. The...
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