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.
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Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 4, 2005
Length: 3 pages
Jan 4, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 4, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jan 4, 2005
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H.R. 235 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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