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H.R. 1270 (114th): Restoring Access to Medication and Improving Health Savings Act of 2016

The text of the bill below is as of Oct 23, 2015 (Reported by House Committee).


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Union Calendar No. 234

114th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1270

[Report No. 114–308]

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 4, 2015

(for herself and Mr. Kind) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means

October 23, 2015

Additional sponsors: Mr. Murphy of Florida, Mr. DeFazio, Mr. Miller of Florida, Mr. Pompeo, Mr. Long, Mr. Salmon, Mr. Huizenga of Michigan, Mr. Royce, Mr. DesJarlais, Mr. Jolly, Mr. Roe of Tennessee, Mr. Graves of Missouri, Mr. Jones, Mr. Rothfus, Mr. Flores, Mr. Kelly of Pennsylvania, Mr. Renacci, Mr. Heck of Nevada, Mr. Burgess, Mrs. Black, Mr. Brady of Texas, Mr. Posey, Mr. McKinley, Mr. Boustany, Mr. Latta, Mr. Roskam, Mr. Johnson of Ohio, Mr. Brat, Mr. Turner, Mr. Bishop of Michigan, Mrs. Mimi Walters of California, Ms. Sinema, Mr. Costello of Pennsylvania, Mr. Hill, Mr. Sessions, Ms. McSally, Mr. Guthrie, and Mr. Babin

October 23, 2015

Reported with an amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed

Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed in italic

For text of introduced bill, see copy of bill as introduced on March 4, 2015


A BILL

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the amendments made by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act which disqualify expenses for over-the-counter drugs under health savings accounts and health flexible spending arrangements.


1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Restoring Access to Medication Act of 2015.

2.

Repeal of disqualification of expenses for over-the-counter drugs under certain accounts and arrangements

(a)

HSAs

Section 223(d)(2)(A) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by striking the last sentence.

(b)

Archer MSAs

Section 220(d)(2)(A) of such Code is amended by striking the last sentence.

(c)

Health flexible spending arrangements and health reimbursement arrangements

Section 106 of such Code is amended by striking subsection (f).

(d)

Effective date

The amendments made by this section shall apply to expenses incurred after December 31, 2015.

October 23, 2015

Reported with an amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed