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114th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 2650


AN ACT

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.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “United States Appreciation for Olympians and Paralympians Act”.

SEC. 2. Olympic and Paralympic medals and USOC prize money excluded from gross income.

(a) In general.—Section 74 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:

“(d) Exception for Olympic and Paralympic medals and prizes.—Gross income shall not include the value of any medal awarded in, or any prize money received from the United States Olympic Committee on account of, competition in the Olympic Games or Paralympic Games.”.

(b) Effective date.—The amendment made by this section shall apply to prizes and awards received after December 31, 2015.

Passed the Senate July 12, 2016.

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Secretary  


114th CONGRESS
     2d Session
S. 2650

AN ACT
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.