H.R. 647 (113th): ABLE Act of 2014

Introduced:

Feb 13, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on December 3, 2014 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Ander Crenshaw

Representative for Florida's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 3, 2014
Length: 54 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the tax treatment of ABLE accounts established under State programs for the care of family members with disabilities, and for other purposes.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

Summary

The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act would ease the financial burden for individuals with disabilities by creating tax-free accounts that can be used to save for disability-related expenses. These accounts can be created by individuals to support themselves or by families to support their dependents.

The ABLE act was introduced by Ander Crenshaw [R-FL4] in the House and ...

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History

Feb 13, 2013
 
Introduced

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Jul 31, 2014
 
Reported by Committee

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Dec 3, 2014
 
Passed House

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Details

Cosponsors
380 cosponsors (194R, 186D) (show)
Committee Assignments
Health

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Votes
Dec 3, 2014 5:55 p.m.
Passed 404/17

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 3423 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 15, 2011

S. 313 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 13, 2013

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