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.
In a September speech, Trump called for players who protest during the national anthem before ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 27th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 26, 2017
Length: 4 pages
Sep 26, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on September 26, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Sep 26, 2017
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H.R. 3830 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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PRO Sports Act, H.R. 3830, 115th Cong. (2017).
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