To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to protect the religious free exercise and free speech rights of churches and other houses of worship.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 8, 2003
Length: 2 pages
Jan 8, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 8, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jan 8, 2003
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H.R. 235 (108th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 2003 to Dec 9, 2004. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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