H.R.296 - PRO Sports Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Chaffetz, Jason [R-UT-3] (Introduced 01/05/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/26/2017 ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Gaetz asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as first sponsor of H.R. 296, a bill originally introduced by Representative Chaffetz, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.296 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/05/2017)
Properly Reducing Overexemptions for Sports Act or the PRO Sports Act
This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to remove professional football leagues from the list of tax-exempt organizations.
No organization or entity shall be treated as tax-exempt if it: (1) is a professional sports league, organization, or association, a substantial activity of which is to foster national or international professional sports competitions (including by managing league business affairs, officiating or providing referees, coordinating schedules, managing sponsorships or broadcast sales, operating loan programs for competition facilities, or overseeing player conduct); and (2) has annual gross receipts in excess of $10 million.