Passed House — Oct 9, 2015
Last Action: On passage Passed by recorded vote: 261 - 159 (Roll no. 549).
Explanation: This bill passed in the House on October 9, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Jan 4, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
This bill was introduced on January 4, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for North Carolina's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 4, 2005
Length: 3 pages
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.
1/4/2005--Introduced.Houses of Worship Free Speech Restoration Act of 2005 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to protect churches from losing their tax-exempt status because of the content, preparation, or presentation ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 235 — 109th Congress: Houses of Worship Free Speech Restoration Act of 2005. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr235
“H.R. 235 — 109th Congress: Houses of Worship Free Speech Restoration Act of 2005.” www.GovTrack.us. 2005. October 10, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr235>
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