H.R. 5946: United States Appreciation for Olympians and Paralympians Act of 2016

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income any prizes or awards won in competition in the Olympic Games or the Paralympic Games.



Sep 7, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 7, 2016

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 7, 2016.


Pub.L. 114-239


Bob Dold

Representative for Illinois's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 30, 2016
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Sep 7, 2016

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Sep 14, 2016
Reported by Committee

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Sep 22, 2016
Passed House

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Sep 29, 2016
Passed Senate

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Oct 7, 2016
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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