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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 22nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 25, 2003
Length: 55 pages
Jun 25, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004
Died in a previous Congress
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.
What stakeholders are saying
Jun 25, 2003
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 26, 2003
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).
Jun 26, 2003
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
H.R. 2596 (108th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 2003 to Dec 9, 2004. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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