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USHB296IntroPRO Sports Act Properly Reducing Overexemptions for 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 i...
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2017-09-26
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.
USHB1235EngrossNaismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue not more than 50,000 $5 coins, 400,000 $1 coins, and 750,000 half-dollar coins in recognition and celebration of the N...
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2017-09-26
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB3830IntroPRO Sports Act Properly Reducing Overexemptions for 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 i...
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2017-09-26
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3638IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1100 Kings Road in Jacksonville, Florida, as the "Rutledge Pearson Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1100 Kings Road ...
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2017-08-01
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USSR239IntroA resolution congratulating the Pittsburgh Penguins for winning the 2017 Stanley Cup hockey championship. Congratulates the Pittsburgh Penguins for becoming the 2017 National Hockey League Stanley Cup champions.
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2017-08-01
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4695; text of measure as introduced: CR S4672-4673)
USHR461IntroUrging Tom Flores be inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
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2017-07-28
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H6525)
USHCR65IntroHonoring David Américo Ortiz Arias, the three-time World Series Champion Major League Baseball player who played for the Minnesota Twins and the Boston Red Sox for a combined 20 seasons. Honors the career of Major League Baseball player David Americ...
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2017-06-23
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USSCR18IntroA concurrent resolution honoring David Americo Ortiz Arias, the 3-time World Series Champion Major League Baseball player who played for the Minnesota Twins and the Boston Red Sox for a combined 20 seasons. Honors the career of Major League Baseball ...
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2017-06-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR387IntroCongratulating the Golden State Warriors for their historic championship victory in the 2017 National Basketball Association Finals. Congratulates the Golden State Warriors for winning the 2017 National Basketball Association Finals.
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2017-06-15
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USSR192IntroA resolution congratulating the Golden State Warriors for their historic championship victory in the 2017 National Basketball Association Finals. Congratulates the Golden State Warriors for winning the 2017 National Basketball Association Finals.
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2017-06-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3560; text: CR S3559)
USSB1342IntroEliminating Federal Tax Subsidies for Stadiums Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax exemption requirements for state and local bonds, to specify that bonds issued to finance professional sports stadiums meet...
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2017-06-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR340IntroIn support of baseball as the pastime of the United States and condemning racial slurs. Declares that the House of Representatives: (1) opposes the use of any derogatory words, racial slurs, or other racially or ethnically insensitive acts at profess...
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2017-05-18
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USSB203IntroRPM Act of 2017 Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act of 2017 This bill amends the Clean Air Act to allow the modification of a vehicle's air emission controls if the vehicle is used solely for competition.
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2017-04-26
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 115-58.
USSB808IntroSports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act of 2017 This bill extends the liability insurance coverage of a state-licensed medical professional to another state when the professional provides medical services to an athlete, athletic team, or team staff mem...
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2017-04-04
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1861IntroLarry Doby Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of Larry Doby in recognition of h...
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2017-04-03
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB802IntroLarry Doby Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of Larry Doby in recognition of h...
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2017-04-03
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB1804IntroRace Horse Cost Recovery Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to modify the accelerated depreciation allowance for race horses to allow a three-year recovery period for any race horse. (Current law limits the three-year recovery per...
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2017-03-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1805IntroEquine Tax Parity Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the preferential tax treatment of gains and losses from the sale of depreciable property used in a trade or business, to eliminate "horses" from the definition ...
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2017-03-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1806IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the expensing of race horses. This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a taxpayer to elect to expense the cost of any race horse.
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2017-03-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHCR31IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that John Arthur "Jack" Johnson should receive a posthumous pardon for the racially motivated conviction in 1913 that diminished the athletic, cultural, and historic significance of Jack Johnson and unduly tarnished h...
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2017-03-06
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB784IntroNew Jersey Betting and Equal Treatment Act of 2017 a governmental entity, sponsoring, operating, advertising, or promoting sports gambling.
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2017-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB783IntroSports Gaming Opportunity Act of 2017 a governmental entity, sponsoring, operating, advertising, or promoting sports gambling.
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2017-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHR169IntroCongratulating the New England Patriots on their victory in Super Bowl LI. Congratulates the New England Patriots on their victory in Super Bowl LI.
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2017-03-02
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USSR71IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that John Arthur "Jack" Johnson should receive a posthumous pardon for the racially motivated conviction in 1913 that diminished the athletic, cultural, and historic significance of Jack Johnson and und...
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2017-02-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR58IntroA resolution congratulating the New England Patriots on their victory in Super Bowl LI. Congratulates the New England Patriots on their victory in Super Bowl LI.
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2017-02-10
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1092; text as passed Senate: CR S1091)
USHB573IntroBaseball Diplomacy Act This bill waives certain foreign assistance and trade and travel prohibitions against Cuba under specified federal law regarding Cuban nationals who: (1) enter the United States on a visa to play organized professional baseball...
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2017-02-08
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB811IntroNo Tax Subsidies for Stadiums Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax exemption requirements for state and local bonds, to specify that bonds issued to finance professional sports stadiums meet the private security or ...
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2017-02-01
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB44IntroMuhammad Ali Expansion Act This bill amends the Professional Boxing Safety Act of 1996 to: (1) establish definitions for "fighter," "combat sport competition," and "mixed martial arts"; and (2) include individuals who fight in a professional mixed ma...
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2017-01-25
To House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
USHB350IntroRPM Act of 2017 Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act of 2017 This bill amends the Clean Air Act to allow the modification of a vehicle's air emission controls if the vehicle is used solely for competition.
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2017-01-25
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USSB166IntroMuhammad Ali Commemorative Coin Act This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue commemorative coins that emblemize the life and legacy of Muhammad Ali. Surcharges received from the sale of these coins shall be paid to: (1) the...
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2017-01-17
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB579IntroMuhammad Ali Commemorative Coin Act This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue commemorative coins that emblemize the life and legacy of Muhammad Ali. Surcharges received from the sale of these coins shall be paid to: (1) the...
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2017-01-13
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB302EngrossSports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill extends the liability insurance coverage of a state-licensed medical professional to another state when the professional provides medical services to an athlete, athletic team, or team ...
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2017-01-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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