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S. 3577: IOC Act

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At least the organization avoided the fate satirically predicted by The Onion“Winter Olympics Cancelled Due To Inclement Weather.”


Based in Switzerland, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is the multinational nongovernmental organization which oversees the world’s biggest athletic competition. For example, they decide where the Olympics are held.

The current 2022 Winter Olympics in China have proven perhaps the most controversial such location in decades. Reasons range from the country’s repression of its Uighur ethnic minority, which last July the U.S. government officially labeled a “genocide,” to the nation’s blocking and stonewalling of outside investigators tracing the origins of COVID-19, most prominently the World Health Organization (WHO).

The IRS has recognized the IOC as tax-exempt since 1992. The IOC has given $880 million to China …

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Rick Scott

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Florida. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 3, 2022
Length: 3 pages
Feb 3, 2022
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Introduced on Feb 3, 2022

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Feb 3, 2022

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Mar 8, 2022
Considered by Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

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S. 3577 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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