To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude major professional sports leagues from qualifying as tax-exempt organizations.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Utah's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 27, 2015
Length: 4 pages
114th Congress, 2015–2017
This bill was introduced on January 27, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Chaffetz Targets Professional Sports Non-profit Tax Exempt Status”
— Rep. Jason Chaffetz [R-UT3, 2009-2017] (Sponsor) on Jan 28, 2015
Jan 29, 2014
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3965 (113th).
Jan 27, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jan 5, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 296 (115th).
H.R. 547 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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