H.R. 897 (111th): Long-Term Care and Retirement Security Act of 2009


Feb 4, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 4, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Adam Putnam

Representative for Florida's 12th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 4, 2009
Length: 19 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

2/4/2009--Introduced.Long-Term Care and Retirement Security Act of 2009 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) allow a tax deduction from gross income for long-term care insurance premiums; (2) include ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 4, 2009

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. 897”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


14 cosponsors (11R, 3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 5559 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 6, 2008

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