About the bill
H.R. 6311 expands access and use of Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) and lowers premiums on health care plans. A section-by-section of the bill is below:
Section 1. Short Title; Table of Contents
Sec. 2. Carryforward of Health Flexible Spending Arrangement Account Balances This provision allows Flexible Spending Account (FSA) balances to be carried over to the succeeding plan year so long as the balance in an account does not exceed three times the annual FSA contribution limit.
Sec. 3. Individuals Entitled to Part A of Medicare By Reason of Age Allowed to Contribute to Health Savings Accounts This provision allows working seniors that are covered by an HSA-eligible High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) and enrolled in Medicare Part A to contribute to an HSA.
Sec. 4. Maximum Contribution Limit ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 26, 2018
Length: 12 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 25, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.
What legislators are saying
“Roskam HSA Expansion and Premium Assistance Package passes House”
— Rep. Peter Roskam [R-IL6, 2007-2018] (Sponsor) on Jul 27, 2018
What stakeholders are saying
H.R. 6311 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 6311. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
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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