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S. 2708 (113th): Access to Court Challenges for Exempt Status Seekers (ACCESS) Act of 2014


The text of the bill below is as of Jul 30, 2014 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


II

113th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 2708

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

July 30, 2014

(for himself and Mr. Blunt) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance

A BILL

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide equal access to declaratory judgments for organizations seeking tax-exempt status.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Access to Court Challenges for Exempt Status Seekers (ACCESS) Act of 2014 .

2.

Equal access to declaratory judgments for organizations seeking tax-exempt status

(a)

In general

Subparagraph (A) of section 7428(a)(1) is amended to read as follows:

(A)

with respect to the initial qualification or continuing qualification of an organization as an organization described in section 501(c) or 501(d) which is exempt from tax under section 501(a) or as an organization described in section 170(c)(2),

.

(b)

Effective date

The amendment made by this section shall apply to pleadings filed after the date of the enactment of this Act.