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Titles (7)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

ABLE Act of 2014
Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2014

Short Titles as Reported to House

ABLE Act of 2014
Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2014

Short Titles as Introduced

ABLE Act of 2013
Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2013

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

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.


Actions Overview (4)

Date
12/03/2014 Passed/agreed to in House: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 404 - 17 (Roll no. 545).(text: CR H8312-8317)
11/12/2014 Committee on Energy and Commerce discharged.
11/12/2014 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Ways and Means. H. Rept. 113-614, Part I.
02/13/2013 Introduced in House

All Actions (21)

Date
01/02/2015-1:06pm LAID ON THE TABLE - Without objection, the Chair announced that H.R. 647 is laid on the table.
Action By: House of Representatives
12/03/2014-5:57pm Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Action By: House of Representatives
12/03/2014-5:57pm On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 404 - 17 (Roll no. 545). (text: CR H8312-8317)
Action By: House of Representatives
12/03/2014-5:48pm Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H8343-8344)
Action By: House of Representatives
12/03/2014-4:11pm POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H.R. 647, the Chair put the question on passage, and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Reichert demanded a the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of passage until a time to be announced.
Action By: House of Representatives
12/03/2014-4:10pm The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H8322)
Action By: House of Representatives
12/03/2014-3:27pm DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 647.
Action By: House of Representatives
12/03/2014-3:26pm The rule provides for a closed rule for H.R. 5771 and H.R. 647.
Action By: House of Representatives
12/03/2014-3:26pm Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 766. (consideration: CR H8312-8322)
Action By: House of Representatives
12/03/2014-3:11pm Rule H. Res. 766 passed House.
Action By: House of Representatives
12/02/2014-4:28pm Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 766 Reported to House. The rule provides for a closed rule for H.R. 5771 and H.R. 647.
Action By: House of Representatives
11/12/2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 456.
Action By: House of Representatives
11/12/2014 Committee on Energy and Commerce discharged.
Action By: House of Representatives
11/12/2014 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Ways and Means. H. Rept. 113-614, Part I.
Action By: House Ways and Means
07/31/2014 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Action By: House Ways and Means
07/31/2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: House Ways and Means
02/15/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: House Energy and Commerce
02/13/2013 Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Action By: House of Representatives
02/13/2013 Referred to House Ways and Means
Action By: House of Representatives
02/13/2013 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/13/2013 Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (380)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD-8]* 02/13/2013
Rep. McMorris Rodgers, Cathy [R-WA-5]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Sessions, Pete [R-TX-32]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Runyan, Jon [R-NJ-3]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Mica, John L. [R-FL-7]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Tsongas, Niki [D-MA-3]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Coffman, Mike [R-CO-6]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Roe, David P. [R-TN-1]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Cooper, Jim [D-TN-5]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Moran, James P. [D-VA-8]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Harper, Gregg [R-MS-3]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Sarbanes, John P. [D-MD-3]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Gerlach, Jim [R-PA-6]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Young, C. W. Bill [R-FL-13]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Holt, Rush [D-NJ-12]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Capps, Lois [D-CA-24]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Bachus, Spencer [R-AL-6]* 02/13/2013
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Matheson, Jim [D-UT-4]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Miller, Jeff [R-FL-1]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Nunnelee, Alan [R-MS-1]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Stivers, Steve [R-OH-15]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Womack, Steve [R-AR-3]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Herrera Beutler, Jaime [R-WA-3]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Johnson, Bill [R-OH-6]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2]* 02/13/2013
Rep. King, Peter T. [R-NY-2]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Hartzler, Vicky [R-MO-4]* 02/13/2013
Rep. McKinley, David B. [R-WV-1]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Vela, Filemon [D-TX-34]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Wolf, Frank R. [R-VA-10]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Capito, Shelley Moore [R-WV-2]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Yarmuth, John A. [D-KY-3]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Yoder, Kevin [R-KS-3]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Rooney, Thomas J. [R-FL-17]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Marchant, Kenny [R-TX-24]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Brooks, Susan W. [R-IN-5]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Bachmann, Michele [R-MN-6]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Honda, Michael M. [D-CA-17]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Meehan, Patrick [R-PA-7]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Benishek, Dan [R-MI-1]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Poe, Ted [R-TX-2]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Walberg, Tim [R-MI-7]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-21]* 02/13/2013
Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R-FL-27] 02/15/2013
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20] 02/15/2013
Rep. Meadows, Mark [R-NC-11] 02/26/2013
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28] 02/26/2013
Rep. Capuano, Michael E. [D-MA-7] 02/26/2013
Rep. Duckworth, Tammy [D-IL-8] 02/26/2013
Rep. Webster, Daniel [R-FL-10] 02/26/2013
Rep. Keating, William R. [D-MA-9] 03/05/2013
Rep. Barletta, Lou [R-PA-11] 03/05/2013
Rep. Himes, James A. [D-CT-4] 03/05/2013
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2] 03/05/2013
Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10] 03/05/2013
Rep. Diaz-Balart, Mario [R-FL-25] 03/12/2013
Rep. Hanna, Richard L. [R-NY-22] 03/12/2013
Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1] 03/12/2013
Rep. Posey, Bill [R-FL-8] 03/12/2013
Rep. Brady, Robert A. [D-PA-1] 03/12/2013
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1] 03/12/2013
Rep. Loebsack, David [D-IA-2] 03/12/2013
Rep. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA-5] 03/12/2013
Rep. Roby, Martha [R-AL-2] 03/12/2013
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] 03/13/2013
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4] 03/13/2013
Rep. Michaud, Michael H. [D-ME-2] 03/13/2013
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] 03/15/2013
Rep. Lipinski, Daniel [D-IL-3] 03/15/2013
Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P. III [D-MA-4] 03/15/2013
Rep. Brown, Corrine [D-FL-5] 03/15/2013
Rep. Castro, Joaquin [D-TX-20] 03/15/2013
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30] 03/15/2013
Rep. Messer, Luke [R-IN-6] 03/19/2013
Rep. Wenstrup, Brad R. [R-OH-2] 03/19/2013
Rep. Carney, John C., Jr. [D-DE-At Large] 03/19/2013
Rep. McCaul, Michael T. [R-TX-10] 03/19/2013
Rep. Pearce, Stevan [R-NM-2] 03/19/2013
Rep. Gallego, Pete P. [D-TX-23] 03/19/2013
Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29] 03/19/2013
Rep. Bucshon, Larry [R-IN-8] 03/20/2013
Rep. Yoho, Ted S. [R-FL-3] 03/20/2013
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-19] 03/20/2013
Rep. McCarthy, Carolyn [D-NY-4] 03/20/2013
Rep. Massie, Thomas [R-KY-4] 03/20/2013
Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9] 03/20/2013
Rep. Barber, Ron [D-AZ-2] 03/21/2013
Rep. Chabot, Steve [R-OH-1] 03/21/2013
Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2] 04/10/2013
Rep. Gardner, Cory [R-CO-4] 04/10/2013
Rep. Tierney, John F. [D-MA-6] 04/10/2013
Rep. O'Rourke, Beto [D-TX-16] 04/10/2013
Rep. Culberson, John Abney [R-TX-7] 04/10/2013
Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14] 04/10/2013
Rep. Graves, Sam [R-MO-6] 04/10/2013
Rep. Veasey, Marc A. [D-TX-33] 04/10/2013
Rep. Hall, Ralph M. [R-TX-4] 04/10/2013
Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-23] 04/10/2013
Rep. Crawford, Eric A. "Rick" [R-AR-1] 04/10/2013
Rep. Delaney, John K. [D-MD-6] 04/10/2013
Rep. Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN-7] 04/10/2013
Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large] 04/10/2013
Rep. Turner, Michael R. [R-OH-10] 04/10/2013
Rep. Richmond, Cedric L. [D-LA-2] 04/10/2013
Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-8] 04/10/2013
Rep. Cole, Tom [R-OK-4] 04/10/2013
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47] 04/10/2013
Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5] 04/10/2013
Rep. Goodlatte, Bob [R-VA-6] 04/11/2013
Rep. Wilson, Joe [R-SC-2] 04/11/2013
Rep. Kline, John [R-MN-2] 04/12/2013
Rep. Noem, Kristi L. [R-SD-At Large] 04/12/2013
Rep. Andrews, Robert E. [D-NJ-1] 04/18/2013
Rep. Fitzpatrick, Michael G. [R-PA-8] 04/18/2013
Rep. Stutzman, Marlin A. [R-IN-3] 04/18/2013
Rep. Fincher, Stephen Lee [R-TN-8] 04/18/2013
Rep. Bentivolio, Kerry L. [R-MI-11] 04/18/2013
Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4] 04/24/2013
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] 04/24/2013
Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2] 04/24/2013
Rep. Hultgren, Randy [R-IL-14] 04/24/2013
Rep. Esty, Elizabeth H. [D-CT-5] 04/25/2013
Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1] 04/25/2013
Rep. Latta, Robert E. [R-OH-5] 04/25/2013
Rep. Calvert, Ken [R-CA-42] 05/03/2013
Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7] 05/08/2013
Rep. Rahall, Nick J., II [D-WV-3] 05/08/2013
Rep. Gibson, Christopher P. [R-NY-19] 05/08/2013
Rep. Rogers, Mike D. [R-AL-3] 05/08/2013
Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2] 05/08/2013
Rep. Braley, Bruce L. [D-IA-1] 05/08/2013
Rep. Luetkemeyer, Blaine [R-MO-3] 05/08/2013
Rep. DelBene, Suzan K. [D-WA-1] 05/09/2013
Rep. Peters, Gary C. [D-MI-14] 05/09/2013
Rep. Perlmutter, Ed [D-CO-7] 05/16/2013
Rep. Duffy, Sean P. [R-WI-7] 05/16/2013
Rep. Murphy, Tim [R-PA-18] 05/16/2013
Rep. Frankel, Lois [D-FL-22] 05/16/2013
Rep. Schneider, Bradley S. [D-IL-10] 05/21/2013
Rep. Cotton, Tom [R-AR-4] 06/04/2013
Rep. Rogers, Harold [R-KY-5] 06/04/2013
Rep. Shea-Porter, Carol [D-NH-1] 06/04/2013
Rep. Ribble, Reid J. [R-WI-8] 06/04/2013
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17] 06/04/2013
Rep. Gibbs, Bob [R-OH-7] 06/05/2013
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4] 06/06/2013
Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6] 06/10/2013
Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3] 06/10/2013
Rep. Paulsen, Erik [R-MN-3] 06/12/2013
Rep. Beatty, Joyce [D-OH-3] 06/13/2013
Rep. Bonner, Jo [R-AL-1] 06/13/2013
Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-8] 06/13/2013
Rep. Davis, Rodney [R-IL-13] 06/14/2013
Rep. Huizenga, Bill [R-MI-2] 06/18/2013
Rep. Cuellar, Henry [D-TX-28] 06/18/2013
Rep. Salmon, Matt [R-AZ-5] 06/20/2013
Rep. Edwards, Donna F. [D-MD-4] 06/25/2013
Rep. Cassidy, Bill [R-LA-6] 06/26/2013
Rep. Southerland, Steve II [R-FL-2] 06/27/2013
Rep. Walz, Timothy J. [D-MN-1] 06/27/2013
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-10] 06/28/2013
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-14] 07/08/2013
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] 07/08/2013
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12] 07/08/2013
Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-14] 07/08/2013
Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35] 07/08/2013
Rep. Lujan Grisham, Michelle [D-NM-1] 07/08/2013
Rep. Schock, Aaron [R-IL-18] 07/08/2013
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-40] 07/09/2013
Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-12] 07/10/2013
Rep. Latham, Tom [R-IA-3] 07/10/2013
Rep. Wittman, Robert J. [R-VA-1] 07/10/2013
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] 07/11/2013
Rep. Griffin, Tim [R-AR-2] 07/11/2013
Rep. Ellmers, Renee L. [R-NC-2] 07/11/2013
Rep. Rothfus, Keith J. [R-PA-12] 07/15/2013
Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] 07/15/2013
Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-43] 07/16/2013
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9] 07/16/2013
Rep. Thompson, Glenn [R-PA-5] 07/16/2013
Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3] 07/16/2013
Rep. Lance, Leonard [R-NJ-7] 07/17/2013
Rep. McIntyre, Mike [D-NC-7] 07/18/2013
Rep. Forbes, J. Randy [R-VA-4] 07/19/2013
Rep. Owens, William L. [D-NY-21] 07/22/2013
Rep. Amodei, Mark E. [R-NV-2] 07/22/2013
Rep. Barr, Andy [R-KY-6] 07/22/2013
Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1] 07/23/2013
Rep. Palazzo, Steven M. [R-MS-4] 07/23/2013
Rep. Griffith, H. Morgan [R-VA-9] 07/23/2013
Rep. Schweikert, David [R-AZ-6] 07/24/2013
Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-24] 07/24/2013
Rep. Scott, David [D-GA-13] 07/24/2013
Rep. Rokita, Todd [R-IN-4] 07/24/2013
Rep. Nugent, Richard B. [R-FL-11] 07/24/2013
Rep. Polis, Jared [D-CO-2] 07/24/2013
Rep. Ross, Dennis A. [R-FL-15] 07/24/2013
Rep. Rigell, E. Scott [R-VA-2] 07/24/2013
Rep. Walden, Greg [R-OR-2] 07/24/2013
Rep. Dent, Charles W. [R-PA-15] 07/25/2013
Rep. Grayson, Alan [D-FL-9] 07/25/2013
Rep. LaMalfa, Doug [R-CA-1] 07/25/2013
Rep. Bishop, Rob [R-UT-1] 07/25/2013
Rep. Buchanan, Vern [R-FL-16] 07/25/2013
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2] 07/26/2013
Rep. Kirkpatrick, Ann [D-AZ-1] 07/26/2013
Rep. Carter, John R. [R-TX-31] 07/26/2013
Rep. Sewell, Terri A. [D-AL-7] 07/26/2013
Rep. Whitfield, Ed [R-KY-1] 07/30/2013
Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] 07/30/2013
Rep. Holding, George [R-NC-13] 07/30/2013
Rep. Fortenberry, Jeff [R-NE-1] 07/31/2013
Rep. Neugebauer, Randy [R-TX-19] 07/31/2013
Rep. Simpson, Michael K. [R-ID-2] 07/31/2013
Rep. Terry, Lee [R-NE-2] 07/31/2013
Rep. DeSantis, Ron [R-FL-6] 07/31/2013
Rep. Radel, Trey [R-FL-19] 07/31/2013
Rep. Pittenger, Robert [R-NC-9] 07/31/2013
Rep. Farenthold, Blake [R-TX-27] 07/31/2013
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9] 08/01/2013
Rep. Miller, Candice S. [R-MI-10] 08/01/2013
Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4] 08/01/2013
Rep. Fudge, Marcia L. [D-OH-11] 08/01/2013
Rep. McDermott, Jim [D-WA-7] 08/01/2013
Rep. Neal, Richard E. [D-MA-1] 08/01/2013
Rep. Granger, Kay [R-TX-12] 08/02/2013
Rep. Bishop, Timothy H. [D-NY-1] 08/02/2013
Rep. Franks, Trent [R-AZ-8] 08/02/2013
Rep. Cleaver, Emanuel [D-MO-5] 08/02/2013
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5] 08/02/2013
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5] 08/02/2013
Rep. Joyce, David P. [R-OH-14] 08/02/2013
Rep. Coble, Howard [R-NC-6] 08/02/2013
Rep. Visclosky, Peter J. [D-IN-1] 08/02/2013
Rep. Horsford, Steven A. [D-NV-4] 09/09/2013
Rep. Farr, Sam [D-CA-20] 09/09/2013
Rep. Vargas, Juan [D-CA-51] 09/09/2013
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13] 09/09/2013
Rep. Cramer, Kevin [R-ND-At Large] 09/09/2013
Rep. Kinzinger, Adam [R-IL-16] 09/16/2013
Rep. Peterson, Collin C. [D-MN-7] 09/16/2013
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18] 09/25/2013
Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52] 09/25/2013
Rep. Nunes, Devin [R-CA-22] 09/25/2013
Rep. Maffei, Daniel B. [D-NY-24] 09/25/2013
Rep. Bera, Ami [D-CA-7] 09/27/2013
Rep. Huffman, Jared [D-CA-2] 09/30/2013
Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-38] 09/30/2013
Rep. Sinema, Kyrsten [D-AZ-9] 10/01/2013
Rep. Rice, Tom [R-SC-7] 10/01/2013
Rep. Ellison, Keith [D-MN-5] 10/01/2013
Rep. Murphy, Patrick [D-FL-18] 10/04/2013
Rep. Cook, Paul [R-CA-8] 10/04/2013
Rep. Jeffries, Hakeem S. [D-NY-8] 10/08/2013
Rep. Hahn, Janice [D-CA-44] 10/08/2013
Rep. Nolan, Richard M. [D-MN-8] 10/08/2013
Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41] 10/08/2013
Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36] 10/08/2013
Rep. Schrader, Kurt [D-OR-5] 10/11/2013
Rep. Guthrie, Brett [R-KY-2] 10/11/2013
Rep. Hudson, Richard [R-NC-8] 10/24/2013
Rep. Long, Billy [R-MO-7] 10/24/2013
Rep. Tipton, Scott R. [R-CO-3] 10/30/2013
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16] 11/12/2013
Rep. Bass, Karen [D-CA-37] 11/12/2013
Rep. Garcia, Joe [D-FL-26] 11/12/2013
Rep. Enyart, William L. [D-IL-12] 11/12/2013
Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-30] 11/12/2013
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-15] 11/12/2013
Rep. Olson, Pete [R-TX-22] 11/12/2013
Rep. Jordan, Jim [R-OH-4] 11/13/2013
Rep. Heck, Joseph J. [R-NV-3] 11/14/2013
Rep. Walorski, Jackie [R-IN-2] 11/14/2013
Rep. Broun, Paul C. [R-GA-10] 11/14/2013
Rep. Gingrey, Phil [R-GA-11] 11/14/2013
Rep. Royce, Edward R. [R-CA-39] 11/18/2013
Rep. McHenry, Patrick T. [R-NC-10] 11/18/2013
Rep. Conaway, K. Michael [R-TX-11] 11/18/2013
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-13] 11/18/2013
Rep. Wagner, Ann [R-MO-2] 11/18/2013
Rep. Fleming, John [R-LA-4] 11/18/2013
Rep. Grimm, Michael G. [R-NY-11] 11/18/2013
Rep. Stockman, Steve [R-TX-36] 11/18/2013
Rep. Israel, Steve [D-NY-3] 11/18/2013
Rep. LoBiondo, Frank A. [R-NJ-2] 11/18/2013
Rep. Hinojosa, Ruben [D-TX-15] 11/18/2013
Rep. Mulvaney, Mick [R-SC-5] 11/19/2013
Rep. Scott, Austin [R-GA-8] 11/19/2013
Rep. Collins, Doug [R-GA-9] 11/19/2013
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] 11/19/2013
Rep. Daines, Steve [R-MT-At Large] 11/20/2013
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32] 11/20/2013
Rep. Burgess, Michael C. [R-TX-26] 11/20/2013
Rep. Thornberry, Mac [R-TX-13] 11/20/2013
Rep. Shimkus, John [R-IL-15] 11/21/2013
Rep. Green, Gene [D-TX-29] 11/21/2013
Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-9] 12/03/2013
Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3] 12/03/2013
Rep. Hurt, Robert [R-VA-5] 12/03/2013
Rep. Heck, Denny [D-WA-10] 12/03/2013
Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-17] 12/03/2013
Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27] 12/03/2013
Rep. Kildee, Daniel T [D-MI-5] 12/04/2013
Rep. Westmoreland, Lynn A. [R-GA-3] 12/04/2013
Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6] 12/12/2013
Rep. Bustos, Cheri [D-IL-17] 12/12/2013
Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3] 12/12/2013
Rep. Negrete McLeod, Gloria [D-CA-35] 12/19/2013
Rep. Sanchez, Loretta [D-CA-46] 01/17/2014
Rep. Pompeo, Mike [R-KS-4] 02/05/2014
Rep. Marino, Tom [R-PA-10] 02/05/2014
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6] 02/06/2014
Rep. Schwartz, Allyson Y. [D-PA-13] 02/10/2014
Rep. Crowley, Joseph [D-NY-14] 02/10/2014
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15] 02/10/2014
Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6] 02/10/2014
Rep. Maloney, Sean Patrick [D-NY-18] 02/25/2014
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7] 02/25/2014
Rep. Valadao, David G. [R-CA-21] 02/25/2014
Rep. Costa, Jim [D-CA-16] 02/26/2014
Rep. Hastings, Doc [R-WA-4] 02/26/2014
Rep. Clark, Katherine M. [D-MA-5] 02/27/2014
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] 02/27/2014
Rep. Jenkins, Lynn [R-KS-2] 02/27/2014
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7] 03/04/2014
Rep. McAllister, Vance M. [R-LA-5] 03/06/2014
Rep. Roskam, Peter J. [R-IL-6] 03/13/2014
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26] 03/13/2014
Rep. Scalise, Steve [R-LA-1] 03/13/2014
Rep. Gutierrez, Luis V. [D-IL-4] 03/24/2014
Rep. Byrne, Bradley [R-AL-1] 03/24/2014
Rep. Johnson, Sam [R-TX-3] 03/26/2014
Rep. Quigley, Mike [D-IL-5] 03/26/2014
Rep. Kelly, Mike [R-PA-3] 03/26/2014
Rep. Reichert, David G. [R-WA-8] 03/26/2014
Rep. Black, Diane [R-TN-6] 04/01/2014
Rep. Young, Todd C. [R-IN-9] 04/01/2014
Rep. Pierluisi, Pedro R. [D-PR-At Large] 04/01/2014
Rep. Hunter, Duncan D. [R-CA-50] 04/01/2014
Rep. DesJarlais, Scott [R-TN-4] 04/08/2014
Rep. Tiberi, Patrick J. [R-OH-12] 04/08/2014
Rep. Frelinghuysen, Rodney P. [R-NJ-11] 04/09/2014
Rep. Gabbard, Tulsi [D-HI-2] 04/09/2014
Rep. Hensarling, Jeb [R-TX-5] 04/30/2014
Rep. Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [D-NY-25] 05/07/2014
Rep. Renacci, James B. [R-OH-16] 05/08/2014
Rep. Gosar, Paul A. [R-AZ-4] 05/13/2014
Rep. Rangel, Charles B. [D-NY-13] 05/19/2014
Rep. Flores, Bill [R-TX-17] 07/17/2014
Rep. Fattah, Chaka [D-PA-2] 07/17/2014
Rep. Harris, Andy [R-MD-1] 07/22/2014
Rep. Duncan, John J., Jr. [R-TN-2] 07/22/2014
Rep. Upton, Fred [R-MI-6] 07/24/2014
Rep. Sablan, Gregorio Kilili Camacho [D-MP-At Large] 07/25/2014
Rep. McKeon, Howard P. "Buck" [R-CA-25] 07/25/2014
Rep. Williams, Roger [R-TX-25] 07/25/2014
Rep. Denham, Jeff [R-CA-10] 07/28/2014
Rep. Fleischmann, Charles J. "Chuck" [R-TN-3] 07/28/2014
Rep. Brady, Kevin [R-TX-8] 07/28/2014
Rep. Price, Tom [R-GA-6] 07/29/2014
Rep. McClintock, Tom [R-CA-4] 07/29/2014
Rep. Barton, Joe [R-TX-6] 07/29/2014
Rep. Reed, Tom [R-NY-23] 07/30/2014
Rep. Jolly, David [R-FL-13] 07/30/2014
Rep. Boustany, Charles W., Jr. [R-LA-3] 09/10/2014

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Ways and Means02/13/2013 Referred to
07/31/2014 Markup by
11/12/2014 Reported by H. Rept. 113-614
House Energy and Commerce02/13/2013 Referred to
11/12/2014 Discharged from
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health02/15/2013 Referred to

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  • Bank accounts, deposits, capital
  • Disability and paralysis
  • Income tax deductions
  • Income tax exclusion
  • Medicaid
  • Poverty and welfare assistance

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Passed House amended (12/03/2014)

Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2014 or the ABLE Act of 2014 - Title I: Qualified ABLE Programs - (Sec. 101) States as the purposes of this title to: (1) encourage and assist individuals and families in saving private funds for the purpose of supporting individuals with disabilities to maintain health, independence, and quality of life; and (2) provide secure funding for disability-related expenses of beneficiaries with disabilities that will supplement, but not supplant, benefits provided through private insurance, title XVI (Supplemental Security Income) and title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act, the beneficiary's employment, and other sources.

(Sec. 102) Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt from taxation a qualified ABLE program established and maintained by a state, or by an agency or instrumentality of the state, to pay the qualified disability expenses related to the blindness or disability of a program beneficiary, including expenses for education, housing, transportation, employment training and support, assistive technology and personal support services, health, prevention and wellness, financial management and administrative services, legal fees, and expenses for oversight and monitoring, funeral and burial expenses.

Requires officers and employees who have control of the qualified ABLE program to make reports as required by the Secretary of the Treasury. Imposes an additional 10% tax on individuals who do not use distributions from an ABLE account for disability expenses. Subjects ABLE accounts to the penalty tax for excess contributions and for failure to file required reports.

(Sec. 103) Requires amounts in ABLE accounts to be disregarded in determining eligibility for means-tested federal programs, except distributions for housing expenses under the supplemental security income program and for amounts in an ABLE account exceeding $100,000. Suspends the payment of supplemental security income benefits to an individual during any period in which such individual has excess resources in an ABLE account, but does not suspend or affect the Medicaid eligibility of such individual.

(Sec. 104) Amends the bankruptcy code to exclude funds placed in an account of a qualified ABLE program from a bankruptcy estate, but only if: (1) the designated beneficiary of such account was a child, stepchild, grandchild, or step grandchild of the debtor; (2) such funds are not pledged or promised to any entity in connection with any extension of credit and are not excess contributions to an ABLE account; and (3) such funds do not exceed $6,225 during a specified time period.

(Sec. 105) Amends the Internal Revenue Code to permit contributors to or beneficiaries of a qualified tuition program (529 program) to direct the investment of contributions to a 529 program (or any earnings thereon) up to two times in any calendar year (currently, no investment direction is allowed).

Title II: Offsets- (Sec. 201) Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance Benefits) of the Social Security Act to change the age at which disability benefits are no longer subject to reductions from 65 to the normal retirement age range as set forth in such Act.

(Sec. 202) Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to: (1) accelerate the beginning date for adjustments of relative value targets for misvalued services in Medicare physician fee schedules from 2017 to 2016; and (2) treat items and services for vacuum erection systems furnished on and after July 1, 2015, in the same manner as erectile dysfunction drugs for purposes of defining covered drugs under Medicare part D.

(Sec. 204) Amends the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 to delay to January 1, 2025, the implementation of oral-only end stage renal disease (ESRD)-related drugs in the ESRD prospective payment system.

(Sec. 205) Amends the Internal Revenue Code to increase the Inland Waterways Trust Fund financing rate to 29 cents per gallon for fuel used after March 31, 2015.

(Sec. 206) Amends the Internal Revenue Code to treat Internal Revenue Service (IRS)-certified professional employer organizations (PEOs) as employers for employment tax purposes (thus allowing such PEOs to pay wages and collect and remit payroll taxes on behalf of an employer).

Sets forth IRS certification requirements for PEOs, including independent financial review and reporting requirements. Requires a PEO, each year, to post a bond equal to the greater of 5% of the PEO's liability during the preceding calendar year (not exceeding $1 million) or $50,000.

(Sec. 207) Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude dividends received by a U.S. shareholder from a controlled foreign corporation from the definition of "personal holding company income" for purposes of personal holding company taxation.

(Sec. 208) Amends the Internal Revenue Code to require an annual inflation adjustment to tax penalty amounts for: (1) failure to file a tax return or pay tax, (2) failure to file certain information returns or registration statements, (3) noncompliance of tax return preparers, (4) failure to file partnership or S corporation returns, and (5) failure to file correct information returns or correct payee statements.

(Sec. 209) Amends the Internal Revenue Code to increase from 15 to 30% the rate of the continuous levy on payments due to a Medicare provider or supplier for overdue taxes.