About the bill
- Full Title
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals a deduction for qualified long-term care insurance premiums, use of such insurance under cafeteria plans and flexible spending arrangements, and a credit for individuals with long-term care needs.
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Mar 6, 2008
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Feb 4, 2009
Reintroduced Bill —
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 897 (111th).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5559”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
13 cosponsors (11R, 2D)
- Committee Assignments
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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H.R. 897 (111th)
was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 4, 2009
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5559 — 110th Congress: Long-Term Care and Retirement Security Act of 2008. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5559
“H.R. 5559 — 110th Congress: Long-Term Care and Retirement Security Act of 2008.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. February 5, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5559>
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