H.R.2418 - Ending Tax Breaks for Discrimination Act of 2003108th Congress (2003-2004)
Text: H.R.2418 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)
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Introduced in House (06/11/2003)
[Congressional Bills 108th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 2418 Introduced in House (IH)] 108th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 2418 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to deny all deductions for business expenses associated with the use of a club that discriminates on the basis of sex, race, or color. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES June 11, 2003 Mrs. Maloney (for herself, Mr. Sherman, Ms. Slaughter, Mr. Jackson of Illinois, Ms. Lofgren, Ms. Jackson-Lee of Texas, Mr. Owens, Ms. Bordallo, and Mr. Payne) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to deny all deductions for business expenses associated with the use of a club that discriminates on the basis of sex, race, or color. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ``Ending Tax Breaks for Discrimination Act of 2003''. SEC. 2. DENIAL OF DEDUCTION FOR BUSINESS EXPENSES FOR USE OF CLUB THAT DISCRIMINATES ON BASIS OF SEX, RACE, OR COLOR. (a) In General.--Section 162 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (relating to trade or business expenses) is amended by redesignating subsection (p) as subsection (q) and by inserting after subsection (o) the following new subsection: ``(p) Denial of Deduction for Use of Club That Discriminates on Basis of Sex, Race, or Color; Denial of Deduction for Certain Advertising Expenses.-- ``(1) In general.--No deduction shall be allowed under this section for any amount paid or incurred-- ``(A) to any private discriminatory club, ``(B) for the use of services or facilities of any private discriminatory club, or ``(C) for transportation, meals, lodging, and other traveling expenses (not described in subparagraph (A) or (B)) incurred in connection with such use. ``(2) Advertising expenses.--No deduction shall be allowed under this section for any amount paid or incurred for-- ``(A) advertising of any event held at any facility of a discriminatory club, or ``(B) advertising for any product or service if the advertising occurs on any broadcast media during, or in association with, such media's coverage of any such an event. ``(3) Private discriminatory club.--For purposes of this subsection, the term `private discriminatory club' means any club organized for business, pleasure, recreation, or other social purpose if such club restricts its membership or the use of its services or facilities on the basis of sex, race, or color. ``(4) Receipts to state nondeductibility of expenses.--All receipts for any expense which is not allowed as a deduction under this section by reason of subsection (a) shall include the following statement: `The expenditures covered by this receipt are nondeductible for Federal income tax purposes.''' (b) Effective Date.--The amendments made by this section shall apply to amounts paid or incurred after the date of the enactment of this Act.