New Cosponsor — Oct 15, 2009
New Cosponsor: Rep. Jared Polis [D-CO2]
The bill now has 2 cosponsors (2 Democrats).
Jul 31, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on July 31, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Michigan's 11th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 31, 2009
Length: 3 pages
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction for pet care expenses.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 3501 — 111th Congress: Humanity and Pets Partnered Through the Years (HAPPY) Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr3501
“H.R. 3501 — 111th Congress: Humanity and Pets Partnered Through the Years (HAPPY) Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. July 3, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr3501>
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