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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 ... Continue reading »

Overview

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. Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 5771: Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 19, 2014. (compare text)
Sponsor:

Ander Crenshaw

Representative for Florida's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 3, 2014
Length: 54 pages

History

Feb 13, 2013
 
Introduced

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

Jul 31, 2014
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue 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 2, 2014
 
Considered by House Committee on Rules

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Dec 3, 2014
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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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