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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Humanity and Pets Partnered Through the Years (HAPPY) Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction for pet care expenses.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
07/31/2009Introduced in House

All Actions (2)

Date All Actions
07/31/2009Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/31/2009Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (2)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] 10/01/2009
Rep. Polis, Jared [D-CO-2] 10/15/2009

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Ways and Means07/31/2009 Referred to

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Introduced in House (07/31/2009)

Humanity and Pets Partnered Through the Years (HAPPY) Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a tax deduction, up to $3,500 per year, for pet care expenses (including veterinary care).