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Jun 25, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 26, 2003 but was never passed by the Senate.
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Last Updated: Jun 25, 2003
Length: 55 pages
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction to individuals for amounts contributed to health savings security accounts and health savings accounts, to provide for the disposition of unused health benefits in cafeteria plans and flexible spending arrangements, and for other purposes.
6/26/2003--Passed House without amendment.(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)Health Savings and Affordability Act of 2003 ... Read more >
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Bill Causing Indirect Action — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 299 (108th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.R. 2596 (108th).
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 8, 2003
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jun 26, 2003
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2596 — 108th Congress: Health Savings and Affordability Act of 2003. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hr2596
“H.R. 2596 — 108th Congress: Health Savings and Affordability Act of 2003.” www.GovTrack.us. 2003. October 7, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hr2596>
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