Summary: H.R.2559 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House without amendment (10/30/2001)

Amends Federal long-term care insurance provisions to: (1) include within the definition of "annuitant" any employee of the Government who satisfies all requirements for title to, and files an application for, an annuity under the Civil Service Retirement System, the Federal Employees' Retirement System, or other retirement system for such employees (whether based on the service of such individual or otherwise), who is at least 18 years old, and who would not otherwise satisfy annuitant requirements; and (2) prohibit the imposition or collection of any tax, fee, or other monetary payment by any State, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or by any political subdivision or other governmental authority thereof on any premium paid for such a long-term care insurance policy. Provides that such amendments shall take effect as if included in the enactment of the Long-Term Care Security Act.