2014 US Code
Title 25 - Indians (Sections 1 - 4307)
Chapter 29 - Indian Gaming Regulation (Sections 2701 - 2721)
Sec. 2716 - Investigative powers

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 2, Title 25 - INDIANS
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 25 - INDIANS
Sec. 2716 - Investigative powers
Containssection 2716
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 5, 2015
Positive LawNo
Source CreditPub. L. 100-497, §17, Oct. 17, 1988, 102 Stat. 2484.
Statutes at Large References102 Stat. 2484, 2467
Public and Private LawsPublic Law 100-497

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25 U.S.C. § 2716 (2014)
§2716. Investigative powers(a) Confidential information

Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, the Commission shall preserve any and all information received pursuant to this chapter as confidential pursuant to the provisions of paragraphs (4) and (7) of section 552(b) of title 5.

(b) Provision to law enforcement officials

The Commission shall, when such information indicates a violation of Federal, State, or tribal statutes, ordinances, or resolutions, provide such information to the appropriate law enforcement officials.

(c) Attorney General

The Attorney General shall investigate activities associated with gaming authorized by this chapter which may be a violation of Federal law.

(Pub. L. 100–497, §17, Oct. 17, 1988, 102 Stat. 2484.)


This chapter, referred to in subsecs. (a) and (c), was in the original "this Act", meaning Pub. L. 100–497, Oct. 17, 1988, 102 Stat. 2467, known as the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 2701 of this title and Tables.

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