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H.R. 5946 (114th): 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.

Overview

Introduced:

Sep 7, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 7, 2016

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

Law:

Pub.L. 114-239

Sponsor:

Bob Dold

Representative for Illinois's 10th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 30, 2016
Length: 1 pages

History

Sep 7, 2016
 
Introduced

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Sep 14, 2016
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 14, 2016
 
Considered by House Committee on Ways and Means

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Sep 20, 2016
 
Reported by House Committee on Ways and Means

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Sep 22, 2016
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Sep 29, 2016
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 7, 2016
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 5946 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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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