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 titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Louisiana's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 3, 2015
Length: 6 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on March 3, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Simpson launches STEP Challenge, Encourages Public to Participate”
— Rep. Michael “Mike” Simpson [R-ID2] (Co-sponsor) on May 23, 2016
Mar 3, 2015
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H.R. 1218 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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