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

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About the bill

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 by Robert Casey [D-PA] in the Senate. Together, the two bills have over 400 cosponsors.

The bill would create tax-exempt, state based private savings accounts to fund disability-related expenses to ...

Sponsor and status

Robert “Bob” Casey Jr.

Sponsor. Senator for Pennsylvania. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2013
Length: 14 pages
Introduced
Feb 13, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Status
Died in a previous Congress

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

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Casey, Families Push for Quick Vote On Bill to Allow Those with Disabilities Tax Advantaged Savings Accounts for Care
    — Sen. Robert “Bob” Casey [D-PA] (Sponsor) on Apr 14, 2014

Burr, Casey: Leaders Reid and McConnell Sign On As Cosponsors of ABLE Act
    — Sen. Richard Burr [R-NC] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 24, 2014

ABLE Act, co-authored by Rep. Welch, Approved by House on Strong Bipartisan Vote; Authorizes tax-free savings account for persons with disabilities
    — Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT0] on Dec 4, 2014

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History

Feb 13, 2013
 
Introduced

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S. 313 (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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