H.R. 4696 (111th): To expand the availability of health savings accounts, to eliminate restrictions on the deduction for medical expenses, and to provide for cooperative governing of individual health insurance coverage offered in interstate commerce.


Feb 25, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 25, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Michele Bachmann

Representative for Minnesota's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 25, 2010
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Summary (CRS)

2/25/2010--Introduced.Amends the Internal Revenue Code to revise provisions related to health savings accounts, including to: (1) adjust the amount allowable as a deduction for health savings accounts; and (2) eliminate ... Read more >

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Feb 25, 2010

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4696”). 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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Related Bills

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S. 1459 (Related)
Health Care Choice Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 16, 2009

H.R. 3217 (Related)
Health Care Choice Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 14, 2009

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