Text: H.R.3117 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

There is one version of the bill.

Text available as:

Shown Here:
Introduced in House (07/20/2015)


114th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3117


To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for reimbursement from health flexible spending arrangements for feminine hygiene products.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 20, 2015

Ms. Meng introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means


A BILL

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for reimbursement from health flexible spending arrangements for feminine hygiene products.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Fund Essential Menstruation Products Act of 2015” or the “FEM Products Act of 2015”.

SEC. 2. Reimbursement from health flexible spending arrangements for feminine hygiene products.

(a) In general.—Section 106 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by adding at the end the following:

“(g) Feminine hygiene products.—

“(1) IN GENERAL.—Amounts paid or incurred for feminine hygiene products shall be treated as a qualified medical expense eligible for reimbursement from a health flexible spending arrangement.

“(2) FEMININE HYGIENE PRODUCTS DEFINED.—For purposes of paragraph (1), the term ‘feminine hygiene products’ means tampons, pads, liners, cups, sponges, douches, wipes, sprays, and similar products used by women with respect to menstruation or other genital-tract secretions.”.

(b) Effective date.—The amendment made by this section shall apply to taxable years beginning after the date of the enactment of this Act.


Share This