New Cosponsor — Nov 5, 2009
New Cosponsor: Rep. John Kline [R-MN2]
The bill now has 29 cosponsors (29 Republicans).
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Jan 14, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on January 14, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Minnesota's 6th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 14, 2009
Length: 5 pages
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve health care choice by providing for the tax deductibility of medical expenses by individuals.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 636 (110th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 502”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 502 — 111th Congress: Health Care Freedom of Choice Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr502
“H.R. 502 — 111th Congress: Health Care Freedom of Choice Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. February 10, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr502>
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