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
110th Congress, 2007–2009
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 6, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Florida's 12th congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 6, 2008
Length: 19 pages
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This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 897 (111th).
H.R. 5559 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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