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Titles (3)

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Short Title(s) as Introduced

PRO Sports Act
Properly Reducing Overexemptions for Sports Act

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude major professional sports leagues from qualifying as tax-exempt organizations.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
08/07/2020Introduced in House

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Date All Actions
08/07/2020Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Action By: House of Representatives
08/07/2020Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (1)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Gaetz, Matt [R-FL-1]* 08/07/2020

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Ways and Means08/07/2020 Referred to

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Introduced in House (08/07/2020)

Properly Reducing Overexemptions for Sports Act or the PRO Sports Act

This bill removes professional football leagues from the list of tax-exempt organizations. The bill also prohibits an organization or entity from being 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; and (2) has annual gross receipts in excess of $10 million.