To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a deduction for certain charity care furnished by physicians, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 11th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 16, 2018
Length: 5 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on May 16, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Peterson supports legislation to reduce healthcare expenditures”
— Rep. Collin Peterson [D-MN7] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 13, 2018
May 16, 2018
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H.R. 5856 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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