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Short Title(s) as Introduced

Saving Local News Act of 2019

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to include publication of written news articles as a tax-exempt purpose for organizations, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
06/05/2019Introduced in House

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06/05/2019Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/05/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (1)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large] 06/18/2019

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House Ways and Means06/05/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in House (06/05/2019)

Saving Local News Act of 2019

This bill includes as a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit purpose the publication (including electronic publication) of written news articles. Currently, a tax-exempt nonprofit purpose includes religious, charitable, scientific, and other purposes, as specified.

In the case of an organization that is tax-exempt due to the publication of written news articles, the term unrelated business taxable income does not include any amount attributable to payments for advertisements in news publications.