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H.R. 1897 (115th): ABLE Financial Planning Act

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To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow rollovers from 529 programs to ABLE accounts.

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Sponsor and status

Cathy Anne McMorris Rodgers

Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 4, 2017
Length: 2 pages
Apr 4, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 4, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


39 Cosponsors (22 Republicans, 17 Democrats)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

McMorris Rodgers’ ABLE Financial Planning Act Included in Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
    — Rep. Cathy Anne McMorris Rodgers [R-WA5] (Sponsor) on Nov 9, 2017

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What stakeholders are saying

Coalition to Reduce Spending The Coalition to Reduce Spending supports the ABLE Financial Planning Act (H.R. 1897), the ABLE to Work Act (H.R. 1896) and the ABLE Age Adjustment Act (H.R. 1874). This package of bills, known as ABLE 2.0, would allow families with special …


Apr 4, 2017

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

H.R. 1897 (115th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1897. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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