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H.R. 5690 (113th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prohibit tax-exempt status to professional sports leagues that promote the use of the term redskins.


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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Nov 12, 2014.


Amends the Internal Revenue Code to set forth a special rule to deny tax-exempt status to a professional sports league that promotes, or allows a member club or franchise to promote, the use of the term "redskin" in connection with any team or club connected with such league.