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Titles (3)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Personal Health Investment Today Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat certain amounts paid for physical activity, fitness, and exercise as amounts paid for medical care.

Actions Overview (1)

03/03/2015Introduced in House

All Actions (2)

03/03/2015Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/03/2015Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (89)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3]* 03/03/2015
Rep. King, Peter T. [R-NY-2] 03/04/2015
Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-8] 03/04/2015
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-14] 03/16/2015
Rep. Allen, Rick W. [R-GA-12] 03/16/2015
Rep. Davis, Rodney [R-IL-13] 03/16/2015
Rep. Hanna, Richard L. [R-NY-22] 03/16/2015
Rep. Hunter, Duncan D. [R-CA-50] 03/16/2015
Rep. Ross, Dennis A. [R-FL-15] 03/16/2015
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5] 03/19/2015
Rep. Israel, Steve [D-NY-3] 03/19/2015
Rep. Graves, Sam [R-MO-6] 03/19/2015
Rep. Abraham, Ralph Lee [R-LA-5] 03/19/2015
Rep. Huffman, Jared [D-CA-2] 03/26/2015
Rep. Emmer, Tom [R-MN-6] 03/26/2015
Rep. Rohrabacher, Dana [R-CA-48] 04/13/2015
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9] 04/13/2015
Rep. Nolan, Richard M. [D-MN-8] 04/15/2015
Rep. Bustos, Cheri [D-IL-17] 04/16/2015
Rep. Peterson, Collin C. [D-MN-7] 05/14/2015
Rep. Lucas, Frank D. [R-OK-3] 05/15/2015
Rep. Walz, Timothy J. [D-MN-1] 05/21/2015
Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52] 06/02/2015
Rep. Dold, Robert J. [R-IL-10] 06/04/2015
Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3] 06/04/2015
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28] 06/16/2015
Rep. Shuster, Bill [R-PA-9] 06/24/2015
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] 07/07/2015
Rep. Barletta, Lou [R-PA-11] 07/07/2015
Rep. Perlmutter, Ed [D-CO-7] 07/10/2015
Rep. Veasey, Marc A. [D-TX-33] 07/31/2015
Rep. Scott, David [D-GA-13] 07/31/2015
Rep. Roe, David P. [R-TN-1] 09/10/2015
Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4] 09/10/2015
Rep. Edwards, Donna F. [D-MD-4] 09/17/2015
Rep. Sinema, Kyrsten [D-AZ-9] 09/17/2015
Rep. Kline, John [R-MN-2] 09/17/2015
Rep. Weber, Randy K., Sr. [R-TX-14] 09/28/2015
Rep. Ashford, Brad [D-NE-2] 10/07/2015
Rep. Kelly, Mike [R-PA-3] 11/02/2015
Rep. Huizenga, Bill [R-MI-2] 11/02/2015
Rep. Denham, Jeff [R-CA-10] 11/02/2015
Rep. Barton, Joe [R-TX-6] 11/18/2015
Rep. Loebsack, David [D-IA-2] 11/18/2015
Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-21] 12/09/2015
Rep. Westerman, Bruce [R-AR-4] 12/09/2015
Rep. Richmond, Cedric L. [D-LA-2] 12/09/2015
Rep. Brady, Robert A. [D-PA-1] 12/11/2015
Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36] 01/04/2016
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15] 01/04/2016
Rep. Valadao, David G. [R-CA-21] 01/04/2016
Rep. Quigley, Mike [D-IL-5] 02/02/2016
Rep. Mullin, Markwayne [R-OK-2] 02/23/2016
Rep. Keating, William R. [D-MA-9] 03/17/2016
Rep. Gutierrez, Luis V. [D-IL-4] 03/17/2016
Rep. Gallego, Ruben [D-AZ-7] 03/17/2016
Rep. Sessions, Pete [R-TX-32] 03/17/2016
Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2] 03/17/2016
Rep. Brown, Corrine [D-FL-5] 03/17/2016
Rep. Wagner, Ann [R-MO-2] 04/12/2016
Rep. Bishop, Mike [R-MI-8] 04/12/2016
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13] 04/12/2016
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] 04/12/2016
Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1] 04/12/2016
Rep. Rice, Kathleen M. [D-NY-4] 04/12/2016
Rep. Fattah, Chaka [D-PA-2] 04/12/2016
Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11] 04/12/2016
Rep. Takai, Mark [D-HI-1] 04/14/2016
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7] 04/14/2016
Rep. Simpson, Michael K. [R-ID-2] 04/14/2016
Rep. Knight, Stephen [R-CA-25] 04/20/2016
Rep. Fitzpatrick, Michael G. [R-PA-8] 04/20/2016
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1] 04/20/2016
Rep. Polis, Jared [D-CO-2] 04/20/2016
Rep. Marino, Tom [R-PA-10] 04/28/2016
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-19] 04/28/2016
Rep. Meehan, Patrick [R-PA-7] 04/28/2016
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47] 05/26/2016
Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33] 05/26/2016
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13] 05/26/2016
Rep. Scott, Austin [R-GA-8] 05/26/2016
Rep. Reichert, David G. [R-WA-8] 05/26/2016
Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-17] 05/26/2016
Rep. DelBene, Suzan K. [D-WA-1] 06/08/2016
Rep. DesJarlais, Scott [R-TN-4] 07/14/2016
Rep. Costello, Ryan A. [R-PA-6] 07/14/2016
Rep. Ellmers, Renee L. [R-NC-2] 09/13/2016
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53] 09/22/2016
Rep. Aguilar, Pete [D-CA-31] 11/16/2016

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Ways and Means03/03/2015 Referred to

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Subjects (5)

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Introduced in House (03/03/2015)

Personal Health Investment Today Act or the PHIT Act

Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a medical care tax deduction for up to $1,000 ($2,000 for a joint return or a head of household) of qualified sports and fitness expenses. Defines "qualified sports and fitness expenses" as amounts paid for fitness facility memberships, physical exercise programs, and exercise equipment.