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H.R. 3830: PRO Sports Act

About the bill

In wake of national anthem protests, PRO Sports Act would end professional sports leagues' tax-exempt status

President Trump called for the NFL's "tax breaks" to end after many players and teams have knelt during the national anthem this season. While the NFL is not tax-exempt, several other professional sports leagues are, an issue that has drawn unprecedented attention in recent weeks.

The PRO Sports Act would eliminate tax exemptions for professional sports leagues.

Context

In a September speech, Trump called for players who protest during the national anthem before ...

Sponsor and status

Blake Farenthold

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 27th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 26, 2017
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

Sep 26, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Sep 26, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on September 26, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Sep 26, 2017
 
Introduced

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Ordered Reported

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Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

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Signed by the President

H.R. 3830 is 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.

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