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S. 313 - Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2013

Taxation. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
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. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2013

S. 313 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
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. (by CRS)
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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.
Other Titles
  • ABLE Act of 2013
  • Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2013
Sponsor
Robert P. Casey, Jr.
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Taxation
  • Bank accounts, deposits, capital
  • Disability and paralysis
  • Income tax deductions
  • Income tax exclusion
  • Medicaid
  • Poverty and welfare assistance
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced2/13/2013
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/13/2013
2/13/2013Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
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45 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2013

45 organizations supported this bill

ACCSES
undersigned organizations (2013, April 14). RE: Tax Reform Working Group on Education and Family Benefits. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from House Committee on Ways and Means.
Advocacy Institute
undersigned organizations (2013, April 14). RE: Tax Reform Working Group on Education and Family Benefits. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from House Committee on Ways and Means.
American Association of People With Disabilities
undersigned organizations (2013, February 15). Group Support Letter for the ABLE Act. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from Association of University Centers on Disabilities.
American Association on Health and Disability
undersigned organizations (2013, April 14). RE: Tax Reform Working Group on Education and Family Benefits. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from House Committee on Ways and Means.
American Network of Community Options and Resources
undersigned organizations (2013, February 15). Group Support Letter for the ABLE Act. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from Association of University Centers on Disabilities.
Association of Assistive Technology Act Programs
undersigned organizations (2013, April 14). RE: Tax Reform Working Group on Education and Family Benefits. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from House Committee on Ways and Means.
Association of Jewish Family & Children's Agencies
undersigned organizations (2013, February 15). Group Support Letter for the ABLE Act. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from Association of University Centers on Disabilities.
Association of People Supporting EmploymentFirst
undersigned organizations (2013, February 15). Group Support Letter for the ABLE Act. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from Association of University Centers on Disabilities.
Association of Programs for Rural Independent Living
undersigned organizations (2013, February 15). Group Support Letter for the ABLE Act. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from Association of University Centers on Disabilities.
Association of University Centers on Disabilities
undersigned organizations (2013, February 15). Group Support Letter for the ABLE Act. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from Association of University Centers on Disabilities.
Autism Society of America
undersigned organizations (2013, April 14). RE: Tax Reform Working Group on Education and Family Benefits. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from House Committee on Ways and Means.
Autism Speaks
undersigned organizations (2013, February 15). Group Support Letter for the ABLE Act. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from Association of University Centers on Disabilities.
Autistic Self Advocacy Network
undersigned organizations (2013, February 15). Group Support Letter for the ABLE Act. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from Association of University Centers on Disabilities.
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
undersigned organizations (2013, April 14). RE: Tax Reform Working Group on Education and Family Benefits. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from House Committee on Ways and Means.
Brain Injury Association of America
undersigned organizations (2013, April 14). RE: Tax Reform Working Group on Education and Family Benefits. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from House Committee on Ways and Means.
Collaboration to Promote Self-Determination
undersigned organizations (2013, February 15). Group Support Letter for the ABLE Act. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from Association of University Centers on Disabilities.
Community Living Services
undersigned organizations (2013, February 15). Group Support Letter for the ABLE Act. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from Association of University Centers on Disabilities.
Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation
undersigned organizations (2013, February 15). Group Support Letter for the ABLE Act. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from Association of University Centers on Disabilities.
Delaware State Council for Persons with Disabilities
undersigned organizations (2013, February 15). Group Support Letter for the ABLE Act. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from Association of University Centers on Disabilities.
Disability Opportunity Fund
undersigned organizations (2013, February 15). Group Support Letter for the ABLE Act. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from Association of University Centers on Disabilities.
Easter Seals
undersigned organizations (2013, February 15). Group Support Letter for the ABLE Act. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from Association of University Centers on Disabilities.
Jewish Federations of North America
undersigned organizations (2013, February 15). Group Support Letter for the ABLE Act. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from Association of University Centers on Disabilities.
Little People of America
undersigned organizations (2013, February 15). Group Support Letter for the ABLE Act. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from Association of University Centers on Disabilities.
Lutheran Services in America
undersigned organizations (2013, February 15). Group Support Letter for the ABLE Act. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from Association of University Centers on Disabilities.
Muscular Dystrophy Association
undersigned organizations (2013, February 15). Group Support Letter for the ABLE Act. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from Association of University Centers on Disabilities.
National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities
undersigned organizations (2013, February 15). Group Support Letter for the ABLE Act. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from Association of University Centers on Disabilities.
National Association of County Behavioral Health and Developmental Disability Directors
undersigned organizations (2013, April 14). RE: Tax Reform Working Group on Education and Family Benefits. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from House Committee on Ways and Means.
National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services
undersigned organizations (2013, February 15). Group Support Letter for the ABLE Act. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from Association of University Centers on Disabilities.
National Association of State Head Injury Administrators
undersigned organizations (2013, April 14). RE: Tax Reform Working Group on Education and Family Benefits. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from House Committee on Ways and Means.
National Center for Learning Disabilities
undersigned organizations (2013, February 15). Group Support Letter for the ABLE Act. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from Association of University Centers on Disabilities.
National Council on Independent Living
undersigned organizations (2013, February 15). Group Support Letter for the ABLE Act. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from Association of University Centers on Disabilities.
National Disability Institute
undersigned organizations (2013, February 15). Group Support Letter for the ABLE Act. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from Association of University Centers on Disabilities.
National Down Syndrome Congress
undersigned organizations (2013, February 15). Group Support Letter for the ABLE Act. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from Association of University Centers on Disabilities.
National Down Syndrome Society
undersigned organizations (2013, February 15). Group Support Letter for the ABLE Act. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from Association of University Centers on Disabilities.
National Federation of the Blind
undersigned organizations (2013, February 15). Group Support Letter for the ABLE Act. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from Association of University Centers on Disabilities.
National Fragile X Foundation
undersigned organizations (2013, February 15). Group Support Letter for the ABLE Act. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from Association of University Centers on Disabilities.
National Respite Coalition
undersigned organizations (2013, February 15). Group Support Letter for the ABLE Act. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from Association of University Centers on Disabilities.
Service Employees International Union
undersigned organizations (2013, February 15). Group Support Letter for the ABLE Act. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from Association of University Centers on Disabilities.
Special Olympics
undersigned organizations (2013, February 15). Group Support Letter for the ABLE Act. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from Association of University Centers on Disabilities.
TASH
undersigned organizations (2013, February 15). Group Support Letter for the ABLE Act. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from Association of University Centers on Disabilities.
The Arc
undersigned organizations (2013, February 15). Group Support Letter for the ABLE Act. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from Association of University Centers on Disabilities.
UJA Federation of New York
undersigned organizations (2013, February 15). Group Support Letter for the ABLE Act. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from Association of University Centers on Disabilities.
Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America
undersigned organizations (2013, April 14). RE: Tax Reform Working Group on Education and Family Benefits. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from House Committee on Ways and Means.
United Cerebral Palsy
undersigned organizations (2013, February 15). Group Support Letter for the ABLE Act. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from Association of University Centers on Disabilities.
United Spinal Association
undersigned organizations (2013, April 14). RE: Tax Reform Working Group on Education and Family Benefits. Retrieved December 20, 2013, from House Committee on Ways and Means.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 113th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, October 1, 2008 – September 30, 2014.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$57,350$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$4,500$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$64,150$0
John BarrassoRWY$1,250$0
Max BaucusDMT$36,200$0
Mark BegichDAK$37,250$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$59,046$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$44,600$0
Roy BluntRMO$32,500$0
John BoozmanRAR$22,700$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$62,095$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$130,450$0
Richard BurrRNC$8,200$0
Maria CantwellDWA$14,750$0
Ben CardinDMD$60,200$0
Tom CarperDDE$19,950$0
Bob CaseyDPA$45,900$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$14,700$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$16,650$0
Tom CoburnROK$2,000$0
William Thad CochranRMS$10,850$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$17,500$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$46,200$0
Bob CorkerRTN$63,240$0
John CornynRTX$30,450$0
William M. CowanDMA$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$3,250$0
Ted CruzRTX$11,800$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$25,450$0
Dick DurbinDIL$49,750$0
Mike EnziRWY$3,500$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$34,538$0
Deb FischerRNE$4,700$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$24,300$0
Al FrankenDMN$63,620$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$106,475$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$29,340$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$14,400$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$48,447$0
Tom HarkinDIA$27,850$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$37,600$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$47,397$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$42,450$0
Dean HellerRNV$11,500$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$34,350$0
John HoevenRND$6,760$0
Jim InhofeROK$7,650$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$23,550$0
Mike JohannsRNE$2,000$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$16,400$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$2,500$0
Tim KaineDVA$70,715$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$28,717$0
Mark KirkRIL$27,900$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$50,050$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$58,620$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$2,000$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$6,250$0
Mike LeeRUT$7,600$0
Carl LevinDMI$5,000$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$15,200$0
John McCainRAZ$10,050$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$111,550$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$38,675$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$52,050$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$38,460$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$32,400$0
Jerry MoranRKS$14,150$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
Chris MurphyDCT$81,800$0
Patty MurrayDWA$72,271$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$84,790$0
Rand PaulRKY$19,522$0
Rob PortmanROH$16,740$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$14,550$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$6,500$0
Harry ReidDNV$141,250$0
Jim RischRID$6,200$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$10,475$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$2,000$0
Marco RubioRFL$43,955$0
Bernie SandersIVT$19,725$0
Brian SchatzDHI$19,650$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$95,900$0
Tim ScottRSC$23,777$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$37,453$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$17,250$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$94,800$0
Jon TesterDMT$41,000$0
John ThuneRSD$11,450$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$54,783$0
Mark UdallDCO$75,700$0
Tom UdallDNM$25,000$0
David VitterRLA$13,325$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$70,350$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$152,949$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$18,250$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$5,400$0
Ron WydenDOR$57,450$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$57,350$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$4,500$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$64,150$0
John BarrassoRWY$1,250$0
Max BaucusDMT$36,200$0
Mark BegichDAK$37,250$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$59,046$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$44,600$0
Roy BluntRMO$32,500$0
John BoozmanRAR$22,700$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$62,095$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$130,450$0
Richard BurrRNC$8,200$0
Maria CantwellDWA$14,750$0
Ben CardinDMD$60,200$0
Tom CarperDDE$19,950$0
Bob CaseyDPA$45,900$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$14,700$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$16,650$0
Tom CoburnROK$2,000$0
William Thad CochranRMS$10,850$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$17,500$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$46,200$0
Bob CorkerRTN$63,240$0
John CornynRTX$30,450$0
William M. CowanDMA$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$3,250$0
Ted CruzRTX$11,800$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$25,450$0
Dick DurbinDIL$49,750$0
Mike EnziRWY$3,500$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$34,538$0
Deb FischerRNE$4,700$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$24,300$0
Al FrankenDMN$63,620$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$106,475$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$29,340$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$14,400$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$48,447$0
Tom HarkinDIA$27,850$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$37,600$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$47,397$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$42,450$0
Dean HellerRNV$11,500$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$34,350$0
John HoevenRND$6,760$0
Jim InhofeROK$7,650$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$23,550$0
Mike JohannsRNE$2,000$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$16,400$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$2,500$0
Tim KaineDVA$70,715$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$28,717$0
Mark KirkRIL$27,900$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$50,050$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$58,620$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$2,000$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$6,250$0
Mike LeeRUT$7,600$0
Carl LevinDMI$5,000$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$15,200$0
John McCainRAZ$10,050$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$111,550$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$38,675$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$52,050$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$38,460$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$32,400$0
Jerry MoranRKS$14,150$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
Chris MurphyDCT$81,800$0
Patty MurrayDWA$72,271$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$84,790$0
Rand PaulRKY$19,522$0
Rob PortmanROH$16,740$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$14,550$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$6,500$0
Harry ReidDNV$141,250$0
Jim RischRID$6,200$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$10,475$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$2,000$0
Marco RubioRFL$43,955$0
Bernie SandersIVT$19,725$0
Brian SchatzDHI$19,650$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$95,900$0
Tim ScottRSC$23,777$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$37,453$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$17,250$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$94,800$0
Jon TesterDMT$41,000$0
John ThuneRSD$11,450$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$54,783$0
Mark UdallDCO$75,700$0
Tom UdallDNM$25,000$0
David VitterRLA$13,325$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$70,350$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$152,949$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$18,250$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$5,400$0
Ron WydenDOR$57,450$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Health, Education & Human Resources$1,615,619
Commercial service unions$509,447
Health & welfare policy$481,040
Welfare & Social Work$462,554
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$417,000
Municipal & county government organizations$250

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
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