S. 313 (113th): ABLE Act of 2013


Feb 13, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 13, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert “Bob” Casey Jr.

Senior Senator from Pennsylvania



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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2013
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill 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 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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The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 13, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 313”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


78 cosponsors (47D, 29R, 2I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 1872 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 15, 2011

H.R. 647 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: Dec 3, 2014

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