H.R.1203 - Federal and Military Retiree Health Care Equity Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD-8] (Introduced 02/25/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Oversight and Government Reform; Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/26/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, Post Office, and the District of Columbia. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1203 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Federal and Military Retiree Health Care Equity Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to permit: (1) federal civilian and military retirees to pay Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP) and TRICARE supplemental premiums on a pretax basis (i.e., exclude premiums from gross income); and (2) a tax deduction (available to itemizers and nonitemizers) for TRICARE supplemental premiums or enrollment fees.
Introduced in House (02/25/2009)
Directs the Director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the Secretary of Defense to ensure that the option of paying FEHBP and TRICARE supplemental premiums on a pretax basis is available to federal civilian and military retirees for the first open enrollment period beginning not less than 90 days after the enactment of this Act.