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H.R. 529 (115th): 529 and ABLE Account Improvement Act of 2017

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To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make improvements in the rules related to qualified tuition programs and qualified ABLE programs.

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Sponsor and status

Lynn Jenkins

Sponsor. Representative for Kansas's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 13, 2017
Length: 10 pages
Jan 13, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 13, 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).


6 Cosponsors (3 Republicans, 3 Democrats)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Making College Education More Affordable For Everyone
    — Rep. Lynn Jenkins [R-KS2, 2009-2018] (Sponsor) on Jan 17, 2017

Rep. Kind Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Increase Affordability of Higher Education for Wisconsin Families
    — Rep. Ron Kind [D-WI3] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 12, 2017

Tsongas bill in support of American offshore wind jobs heard before Natural Resources subcommittee
    — Rep. Niki Tsongas [D-MA3, 2013-2018] on Jun 27, 2018

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Jan 13, 2017

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

H.R. 529 (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. 529. 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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