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March 14, 2016

In a momentous week for autism advocates, the Oklahoma House unanimously approved the Achieving A Better Life Act (ABLE), HB 2821, with a vote of 93-0. The legislation, sponsored by Rep. Lee Denney will now be considered by the Senate.

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March 14, 2016

Last week, advocates in South Dakota applauded action by the South Dakota legislature to send Achieving Better Life Act (ABLE) legislation to Governor Dennis Daugaard for his signature.

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January 13, 2016

Trenton, NJ−Governor Chris Christie has signed ABLE legislation that will allow families the opportunity to set up tax-free 529A savings accounts for disability-related expenses. The bill received unanimous support in votes in both chambers.

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January 08, 2016

Albany, NY−Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed ABLE legislation that will allow families the opportunity to set up tax-free 529A savings accounts for disability-related expenses. The New York State Assembly and Senate passed the legislation in June.

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December 15, 2015

One year ago this month, advocates across the country celebrated a victory eight years in the making when President Obama signed the Stephen Beck, Jr., Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act of 2014. This landmark achievement, which was made possible by the hard work of our champions on Capitol Hill and dedicated grassroots networks...

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October 15, 2015

The Internal Revenue Service has held a public hearing on the proposed ABLE regulations. The hearing provided an opportunity for disability community advocates, college savings plan administrators, and others to meet with Treasury Department officials and present their views on the rules.

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October 05, 2015

The Michigan legislature has unanimously passed legislation that establishes an Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) program for disability-related expenses in the state. The legislation now heads to Governor Rick Snyder for his signature.

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September 14, 2015

The California State Legislature has unanimously passed legislation that establishes an Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) program for disability-related expenses in the state. The legislation now heads to Governor Jerry Brown for his signature.

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