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

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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Feb 13, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

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.


Ander Crenshaw

Representative for Florida's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 3, 2014
Length: 54 pages


Feb 13, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 31, 2014
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Dec 3, 2014
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 647 (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.

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