New Cosponsor — Nov 18, 2014
New Cosponsor: Rep. Theodore Deutch [D-FL21]
The bill now has 50 cosponsors (26 Democrats, 24 Republicans).
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Mar 5, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on March 5, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Wisconsin's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 5, 2013
Length: 6 pages
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat certain amounts paid for physical activity, fitness, and exercise as amounts paid for medical care.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2105 (111th).
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. 956”). 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. 956 — 113th Congress: Personal Health Investment Today Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr956
“H.R. 956 — 113th Congress: Personal Health Investment Today Act of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. February 14, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr956>
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