To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from income discharge of medical indebtedness.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 12, 2018
Length: 3 pages
Apr 12, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on April 12, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Apr 12, 2018
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H.R. 5493 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Medical Debt Tax Relief Act, H.R. 5493, 115th Cong. (2018).
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