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S. 2330 (116th): Empowering Olympic, Paralympic, and Amateur Athletes Act of 2020

A bill to amend the Ted Stevens Olympic and Amateur Sports Act to provide for congressional oversight of the board of directors of the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee and to protect amateur athletes from emotional, physical, and sexual abuse, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Jerry Moran

Sponsor. Senator for Kansas. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 8, 2020
Length: 31 pages
Jul 30, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 30, 2020

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 30, 2020.

Pub.L. 116-189

16 Cosponsors (8 Republicans, 7 Democrats, 1 Independent)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

President Trump Signs Moran-Blumenthal Olympic Reform Legislation Into Law
    — Sen. Jerry Moran [R-KS] (Sponsor) on Oct 31, 2020

Chairman Nadler Praises Unanimous House Passage of 5 Judiciary Bills
    — Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY12] on Oct 1, 2020

the daily leader: thursday, october 1, 2020
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Sep 30, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates new spending due to S. 2330 will be negligible.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 7881: Empowering Olympic, Paralympic, and Amateur Athletes Act of 2020

Introduced on Jul 30, 2020. 99% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 132: Strengthening U.S. Olympics Act

Introduced on Jan 15, 2019. 80% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 3303: Strengthening U.S. Olympics Act

Introduced on Jun 18, 2019. 74% incorporated. (compare text)


Jul 30, 2019

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Nov 13, 2019
Ordered Reported

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Jul 29, 2020
Reported by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Aug 4, 2020
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 25, 2020
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

Oct 1, 2020
Passed House

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 voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 30, 2020
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 2330 (116th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2330. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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