H.R. 2596 (108th): Health Savings and Affordability Act of 2003

Introduced:

Jun 25, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Status:
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.

Sponsor:

William “Bill” Thomas

Representative for California's 22nd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 25, 2003
Length: 55 pages

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.

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History

Jun 25, 2003
 
Introduced

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Jun 26, 2003
 
Passed House

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Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments

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Votes
Jun 26, 2003 6:55 p.m.
Passed 237/191

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, 2003

H.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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