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Wednesday, December 3, 2014

ABLE Act Passes the House

By a vote of 404-17, the House of Representatives just passed the ABLE Act, which now goes to the Senate.

Earlier, several members expressed their support.

Representative Ander Crenshaw (R-FL), the prime sponsor:

Representative Sander Levin (D-MI), ranking Democrat on the House Ways and Means Committee:

Representative Pete Sessions (R-TX), father of a Down Syndrome child and chair of the House Rules Committee:

Heritage expressed disapproval of the bill.  In his comments, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise calls it a conservative bill.