skip to main content

H.R. 3298 (113th): Disaster Savings Accounts Act of 2013

Call or Write Congress

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals a deduction for amounts contributed to disaster savings accounts to help defray the cost of preparing their homes to withstand a disaster.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Dennis Ross

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 15th congressional district. Republican.

Read Text »
Last Updated: Oct 16, 2013
Length: 14 pages
Oct 16, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 16, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

U.S. Rep. Ross and U.S. Sen. Inhofe Introduce Disaster Savings Accounts Bill
    — Rep. Dennis Ross [R-FL15, 2013-2018] (Sponsor) on Feb 4, 2014

Ross Introduces Legislation to Protect Homeowners and Taxpayers
    — Rep. Dennis Ross [R-FL15, 2013-2018] (Sponsor) on Oct 29, 2013

Forbes: Would You Prepare Your Home For A Disaster If It Were Tax Deductible?
    — Rep. Dennis Ross [R-FL15, 2013-2018] (Sponsor) on Oct 17, 2013

More statements at ProPublica Represent...


Oct 16, 2013

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 3298 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“H.R. 3298 — 113th Congress: Disaster Savings Accounts Act of 2013.” 2013. July 16, 2019 <>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from, the official portal of the United States Congress. is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.