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house Bill H.R. 2338

501(c)(4) Reform Act of 2017

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501(c)(4) Reform Act of 2017

Official Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prohibit 501(c)(4) entities from participating in, or intervening in (including the publishing or distributing of statements), any political campaign.


501(c)(4) Reform Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax exemption under section 501(c)(4) for social welfare organizations and local associations of employees, to prohibit such entities from participating or intervening (including the publishing or distributing of statements) in any political campaign on behalf of, or in opposition to, any candidate for public office.

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      house Committees
      Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedMay 3rd, 2017

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