About the bill
- Full Title
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 title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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).
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
- Subject Areas
- Related Bills
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.H.R. 1 (Related)Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003
Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 8, 2003H.Res. 299 (Caused-Action)Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1) to amend title XVIII of the ...
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jun 26, 2003
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Civic Impulse. (2016). 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. May 5, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hr2596>
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