H.R. 3501 (111th): Humanity and Pets Partnered Through the Years (HAPPY) Act

Introduced:
Jul 31, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Thaddeus “Thad” McCotter
Representative for Michigan's 11th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Jul 31, 2009
Length
3 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on July 31, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jul 31, 2009
Referred to Committee Jul 31, 2009
 
Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction for pet care expenses.

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Cosponsors
2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
Committees

House Ways and Means

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7/31/2009--Introduced.
Humanity and Pets Partnered Through the Years (HAPPY) Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a tax deduction, up to $3,500 per year, for pet care expenses (including veterinary care).

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