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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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 4, 2009
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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 5559” means this is a House of Representatives 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.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. May 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5559>
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