ABLE Legislation By State

Current as of September 8, 2016

STATEABLE BILL #SPONSORSINTRO DATEPROGRAM ADMINISTRATORTEXT LINKSPONSOR CONTACT INFOLAST ACTION
Alabama
HB 274 Johnson/Davis/McCutcheon/Hill/Weaver/South/Butler/et al. 3/12/15 State Treasurer Alabama HB 274 Ph: 334-242-7754 6/3/15 Indefinitely postponed
Alabama
SB 226 Brewbaker/Melson/Dunn/Whatlley/Glover/Figures/et al. 3/12/15 State Treasurer Alabama SB 226 Ph: 334-2427895 6/9/15 Signed by the Governor - Act No. 2015-442
Alaska
SB 104 Giessel/Ellis/Micciche/Stoltze/Gardner/Wielechowski/et al. 4/11/15 Dept. of Revenue Alaska SB 104 Ph: 907-465-4843

3/23/16 Referred to Senate Finance

Alaska
HB 188 Saddler/Millett/Gara/Hughes/Munoz/Kawasaki/Vazquez/et al. 4/11/15 Dept. of Revenue Alaska HB 188 Ph: 907-465-3783 8/6/16 Signed by Governor
Arizona
 HB 2388 Allen/McGee/Cardenas/Carter/Mach/Barto/Begay/Bradley/et al. 1/14/16  Dept. of Economic Security/ABLE Oversight Committee Arizona HB 2388 Ph: 602-926-4916 5/12/16 Signed by Governor
Arkansas
HB 1239 Mayberry/Hutchinson/Baltz/Broadaway/Brown/Cozart/et al. 2/3/15 ABLE Program Comm.: Human Services, Career Education & State Treas. Arkansas HB 1239 Ph: 501-888-8222 4/8/15 Signed by Governor; notification that HB 1239 is now Act 1238
California
SB 324 Pavley/Irwin/Wilk/Beall 2/23/15 State Treasurer California SB 324 Ph: 916-651-4027 10/11/15 Signed by the Governor
California
AB 449 Irwin/Wilk/Pavley/Baker/Brown/Chavez/Garcia/Jones/et al. 2/23/15 State Treasurer California AB 449 Ph: 916-319-2044 10/11/15 Signed by the Governor

 

California AB 1553 Irwin 1/4/16 Does not apply California AB 1553 Ph: 916-319-2044 8/26/16 enrolled and presented to the Governor at 4:30 pm
Colorado
HB 1359 Danielson/Landgraf/Kefalas/Humenik 4/14/15 CollegeInvest/Dept. of Higher Education Colorado HB 1359 Ph: 303-866-5522 6/3/15 Signed by Governor
Connecticut
HB 6738 House Program Review & Investigations Comm. 2/9/15 State Treasurer Connecticut HB 6738 Ph: 860-240-0300 6/19/15 Signed by the Governor
Connecticut
SB 381 Kelly 1/22/15 Not specified Connecticut SB 381 Ph: 860-240-8800 1/22/15 To Finance, Revenue, & Bonding
Connecticut
SB 581 Hwang 1/22/15 Not specified Connecticut SB 581 Ph: 860-240-8800 1/22/15 To Finance, Revenue, & Bonding
Connecticut
HB 5909 Kupchick/Devlin/Rutigliano 1/21/15 Not specified Connecticut HB 5909 Ph: 860-240-8700 2/13/15 To Finance, Revenue, & Bonding
Connecticut
HB 5447 Lavielle 1/15/15 Not specified Connecticut HB 5447 Ph: 860-240-8700 2/2/15 To Finance, Revenue, & Bonding
Connecticut
HB 7038 House Finance, Revenue, & Bonding Committee 3/19/15 State Treasurer Connecticut HB 7038 Ph: 860-240-0460 4/2/15 Public hearing 4/6/15
Connecticut
HB 5099 Carpino/Kokoruda 1/7/15 Not specified Connecticut HB 5099 Ph: 860-240-8700 1/22/15 To Comm. on Finance, Revenue, & Bonding
Delaware
HB 60 Smith/Paradee/Heffernan/Ramone/Miro/Henry/et al. 3/19/15 ABLE Board & State Treasurer Delaware HB 60 Ph: 302-744-4351 6/10/15 Signed by Governor
District of Columbia
B21-0252
(Perm.)
Evans/Mendelson/Cheh/Bonds/Grosso/May/Allen 6/16/15 Chief Financial Officer of the District of Columbia District of Columbia B21-0252 Ph: 202-724-8058 2/2/16  Official Law; secured Congressional approval
District of Columbia
B21-0391
(Emgcy.)
Evans /Nadeau 9/22/15 Chief Financial Officer of the District of Columbia District of Columbia B21-0391 Ph: 202-724-8058 10/19/15 Enacted - now Act A21-0161; expires 1/14/16 but will be replaced by B21-0392 or B21-0252
District of Columbia

B21-0392
(Temp.)

Evans /Nadeau 9/22/15 Chief Financial Officer of the District of Columbia

District of Columbia B21-0392

Ph: 202-724-8058 1/21/16 Approved by Congress; official law; expires 8/21/16
District of Columbia

B21-0545
(Emgcy.)

 Evans  1/4/16 Chief Financial Officer of the District of Columbia District of Columbia B21-0545 Ph: 202-724-8058 1/28/16 Enacted
Florida
SB 642 Senate Banking & Insurance/Benacquisto/Sobel 2/3/15 FL Prepaid College Brd Florida SB 642 Ph: 850-487-5361 5/21-22/15 Signed by Governor; Chapter 2015-56
Florida
SB 644 Senate Appropriations/Banking & Insurance/Benacquisto 2/3/15 FL Prepaid College Brd Florida SB 644 Ph: 850-487-5361 5/21-22/15 Signed by Governor; Chapter 2015-57
Florida
SB 646 Senate Appropriations/Banking & Insurance/Benacquisto 2/3/15 As above Florida SB 646 Ph: 850-487-5361 5/21-22/15 Signed by Governor; Chapter 2015-58
Florida
HB 935 House HHS Committee/Rodrigues/Campbell/et al. 2/23/15 State Board of Admin. Florida HB 935 Ph: 850-717-5076 4/23/15 Laid on Table; refer to CS/SB 642
Florida
HB 937 Rodrigues/Campbell/Cortes/Cummings/Harrell/et al. 2/23/15 As above Florida HB 937 Ph: 850-717-5076 4/23/15 Laid on Table; refer to CS/SB 642
Florida
HB 939 House HHS Committee/Rodrigues/Campbell/et al. 2/23/15 State Board of Admin. Florida HB 939 Ph: 850-717-5076 4/23/15 Laid on Table; refer to CS/SB 642
Georgia
 HB 710 Turner/Hawkins/Willard/Cooper/Dempsey/Kidd 12/1/15 Georgia ABLE Program Corporation Georgia HB 710 Ph: 404-656-0152 1/14/16 House Second Readers-Ways & Means Committee
Georgia HB 768 Hawkins/Willard/Fludd/Jones/Turner/England/Millar 1/14/16 Georgia ABLE Program Corporation Georgia HB 768 Ph: 404-656-0213 5/3/16  Signed by Governor
Hawaii
HB 119 au Belatti 1/22/15 Director of Finance Hawaii HB 119 Ph: 808-586-9425 7/2/15 Signed by Governor; now Act 206
Idaho
            1/11/16 Session convened; no ABLE legislation at this time
Illinois
SB 1383 Bennett/Morrison/Vanpelt-Watkins/Rose/Cullerton/et al. 2/20/15 State Treasurer  Illinois SB 1383 Ph: 217-782-2507 7/27/15 Signed by Governor; Public Act 99-0145
Illinois
HB 3360 Fine/Turner/Beiser/Willis 2/26/15 Treasurer/Board of Investment Illinois HB 3360 Ph: 217-782-4194 3/27/15 Rule 19(a)/Re-refer to Rules Committee
Illinois
HB 3117 Pritchard 2/25/15 Secretary of Human Services/Board of Invest. Illinois HB 3117 Ph: 217-782-0425 3/27/15 Rule 19(a)/Re-refer to Rules Committee
Illinois
HB 3370 Bellock, Meier 2/26/15 State Treasurer Illinois HB 3370 Ph: 217-782-1448 3/27/15 Rule 19(a)/Re-refer to Rules Committee
Illinois SB 2268 Bennett/Burke 1/17/16 Does not apply

Illinois SB 2268

Ph: 217-782-2507 7/15/16 Signed by Governor 
Illinois HB 4678 Cullerton/Burke/Bellock/Mussman/Gabel/Fine/Franks/Ammons/LaVia/Steans 2/4/16 Does not apply Illinois HB 4678 Ph: 217-782-0515 5/31/16 (Engrossed) Final action deadline extended-9b, 6/30/16
Indiana
 SB 11  Kenley/Houchin/Broden/Grooms/Buck/Breaux/Charbonneau/et al.  1/5/16 The ABLE Board of the Authority

Indiana SB 11

Ph:  317-232-9400

3/21/16 Governor signed bill into law; Public Law 12

Indiana SB 184 Houchin 1/6/15 The Indiana Achieving a Better Life Experience Program Board

 

Indiana SB 184 Ph: 317-232-9400 1/6/16 First reading; to Committee on Appropriations
Indiana HB 1407 Olthoff/Bacon/Schaibley/Shackleford 1/19/16 ABLE Authority

Indiana HB 1407

Ph: 317-232-9850 1/28/16 Passed in Committee; to Ways and Means
Iowa
SF 505 Committee on Appropriations 5/4/15 State Treasurer Iowa SF 505
Sec. 76. (p. 74)
Ph: 515-281-3371 7/2/15 Signed by Governor
Iowa
SF 490 Senate Ways & Means Comm. 4/15/15 State Treasurer Iowa SF 490 Ph: 515-281-3371 6/5/15 Referred to Ways & Means S.J. 1122; 2015 session adjourned
Iowa
SF 439 Comm. on Human Resources 3/9/15 State Treasurer Iowa SF 439 Ph: 515-281-3371 3/16/15 Passed - Ways & Means
Iowa
Senate Study Bill 1210 Comm. on Human Resources 2/23/15 State Treasurer Iowa Senate Study Bill 1210 Not applicable 3/5/15 Voted - Human Resources
Kansas
HB 2100 Comm. on Children and Seniors 1/23/15 State Treasurer Kansas HB 2100 Ph: 785-296-7683 3/17/15 To Children & Seniors
Kansas
HB 2216 House Fin. Institutions Committee 2/3/15 (ABLE Added 3/25/15) State Treasurer Kansas HB 2216/a> Ph: 785-296-7693 4/16/15 Approved by Governor
Kentucky
SB 188 Schroder 2/13/15 Dept. for Behavioral Health/Developmental & Intellectual Disabilities Kentucky SB 188 Ph: 502-564-8100
ext. 624
3/26/15 Legislative session adjourned; bill has died
Kentucky
HB 460 Denham/Kerr/Flood 2/13/15 Dept. for Behavioral Health/Developmental & Intellectual Disabilities Kentucky HB 460 Ph: 502-564-8100
ext. 696
3/26/15 Legislative session adjourned; bill has died
Kentucky HB 74 Denham/Marzian/Wuchner/Combs/Glenn/Richards/Flood/Richards/et al. 1/5/16 State Treasurer Kentucky HB 74 Ph: 502-564-8100   ext. 696 3/22/16 (Engrossed) Senate - Floor amendment filed
Kentucky SB 70 Jones 1/6/16 State Treasurer Kentucky SB 70 Ph: 502-564-2470 1/7/16 To Appropriations & Revenue Committee (S)
Kentucky SB 179 Schroder/Carroll/Alvarado 2/12/16 Does not apply Kentucky SB 179 Ph: 502-564-8100 ext. 624 4/5/16 Signed by Governor
Louisiana
HB 833 (2014) Foil/Anders/Barrow/Berthelot/Bishop/Broadwater/et al. 2/28/14 Dept. of Health & Hosp/ABLE Account Authority Louisiana Act 93 Ph: 225-342-6777 5/16/14 Signed by the Governor; became Act 93
Louisiana
HB 598 (prev.15RS-928) Foil/Barras/Barrow/Berthelot/Bishop/Broadwater/Brown/et al. 4/3/15 Dept. of Education/ABLE Account Authority Louisiana HB 598 Ph: 225-342-6777 7/1/15 Signed by Governor; now Act No. 411; effective 7/1/15
Louisiana
HB 188 Thierry 3/27/15 Not applicable Louisiana HB 188 Ph: 337-948-0369 4/13/15 Read by title, under the rules; referred to the Committee on Ways & Means
Louisiana
HB 234 Foil/Barrow/Thierry/Leger 3/31/15 Not applicable Louisiana HB 234 Ph: 225-342-6777 5/27/15 (Engrossed) Read 2nd time; to Comm. on Revenue/Fiscal Affairs
Maine
LD 1421 (HP 967) Pouliot/Libby/Davis/Bickford/Chace/Eves/Goode/Moonen/et al. 5/18/15 State Treasurer Maine LD 1421 Ph: 207-287-1440 3/6/16 Became law without Governor’s signature; bill only authorizes a study of ABLE options
Maryland
HB 1105 Zucker/Kelly/McIntosh/Barnes/Barve/Gaines/Hammen/et al. 2/16/16 College Savings Plans of Maryland Board Maryland HB 1105 Ph: 410-841-3380 5/12/15 Vetoed by Governor as duplicate to SB 761
Maryland
SB 761 Feldman/Brochin/Ferguson/Guzzone/Kagan/et al. 2/16/16 College Savings Plans of Maryland Board Maryland SB 761 Ph: 410-841-3169 5/12/15 Approved by Governor; became Chapter 382
Maryland SB 355 Feldman/Raskin/Astle/Benson/Brochin/Cassilly/Conway/et al. 1/28/16 Maryland 529 Board Maryland SB 355 Ph: 410-841-3169 4/4/16 (Enrolled) Passed House; returned to Senate
Maryland HB 431 Bromwell/Kelly/Carozza/Anderton/Angel/Aumann/et al. 1/29/16 Maryland 529 Board Maryland HB 431 Ph: 410-841-3380 4/12/16 Approved by Governor; now Chapter 39
Maryland SB 853 Kelley/Benson/Young 2/5/16 Not Applicable

Maryland SB 853

Ph: 410-841-3606 5/10/16 Approved by Governor
Maryland HB 960 Kelly/Cullison/West 2/10/16 Not Applicable Maryland HB 960 Ph: 410-841-3642 5/10/16 Approved by Governor
Massachusetts
HB 4047 (2014) House Committee on Ways & Means (Garrett Bradley) 4/15/14 Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority Massachusetts Chapter 226 Ph: 617-722-2520 8/5/14 Signed by the Governor; became Chapter 226 of the Acts of 2014
Massachusetts

HD 3753
(formerly HD 3853)

Bradley/L’Italien/Madden 5/13/15 Not applicable Massachusetts HD 3853 Ph: 617-722-2520 7/25/16 New draft substituted, see HB 4402
Massachusetts HB 4402 House Committee on Ways & Means 6/13/16 Not applicable Massachusetts HB 4402 Ph: 617-722-2990 7/25/16 Ordered to a 3rd reading
Michigan
HB 4542
(Tie bar: HB 4541, HB 4543, HB 4544)
Forlini/Jenkins/Irwin/Victory/Poleski/Lucido/Howrylak/et al. 5/5/15 State Treasurer Michigan HB 4542
Michigan HB 4543
Michigan HB 4544
Ph: 517-373-0113 10/28/15 (Revised Tie bar: HB 4542, HB 4544, & SB 360) - HB 4542/4543/4544: Approved by Governor with immediate effect
Michigan
SB 361
(Tie bar: SB 359, SB 360, SB 362)
Warren/Brandenburg/Ananich/Rocca/Stamas 6/3/15 State Treasurer Michigan SB 360 Ph: 517-373-2406 10/15/15 SB 360 Only: Approved by Governor with immediate effect
Minnesota
HF 161 Zerwas/Uglem/Hamilton/et al.  1/14/15 Dept. of Human Services Minnesota HF 161 Ph: 651-296-4237 5/22/15 Replaced by SF 1458
Minnesota
SF 39 Hoffman/Rest/Brown/Eken/Rosen 1/8/15 Dept. of Human Services Minnesota SF 39 Ph: 651-296-4154 5/22/15 Replaced by SF 1458
Minnesota
SF 303 Nelson/Rosen/Benson/Fischbach/Dahms 1/26/15 Dept. of Human Services Minnesota SF 303 Ph: 651-296-4848 5/22/15 Replaced by SF 1458
Minnesota
SF 1458 Omnibus HHS Appropriations Bill (ABLE tacked on) 3/9/15 Commissioner of Human Services Minnesota SF 1458 (Article 7 Section 44) Ph: 651-296-0293 5/22/15 Governor approved; Sec. of State Chapter 71
Mississippi
SB 2607 Blackwell/Parker/Caughman/Massey  2/8/16 Treasury Department

Mississippi SB 2607

Ph: 601-359-3234

3/22/16 (Engrossed) Died in committee

Mississippi HB 1019 Crawford/Wilson 2/8/16 Dept. Of Rehabilitation Services/Treasury Dept. Mississippi HB 1019 Ph: 601-359-2430 2/23/16 Died in committee
Missouri
SB 174 Schmitt/Chappelle-Nadal/Richardson 1/7/15 The Missouri Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Board Missouri SB 174 Ph: 573-751-2853 6/29/15 Signed by the Governor
Montana
SB 399 Thomas, Caferro, Wolken 3/13/15 Department of Health & Human Services Montana SB 399 Ph: 406-444-4800 5/5/15 Signed by Governor – became Chapter 436
Nebraska
LB 591 Bolz/Coash/Gloor/Pansing- Brooks/Lindstrom/Larson 1/21/15 State Treasurer Nebraska LB 591 Ph: 402-471-2734 5/27/15 Approved by the Governor
Nevada
SB 419 Senate Health and Human Services Committee 3/19/15 (ABLE added 4/16/15) State Treasurer Nevada SB 419 Ph: 775-684-1462 5/29/15 Approved by the Governor; now Chapter 419
New Hampshire
SB 265 Bradley/Lasky/Stiles/Birdsell/Little/Watters 2/19/15 State Treasurer New Hampshire SB 265 Ph: 603-271-2609 3/17/16 Now Chapter 9 (became law)
New Jersey
AB 3956 Lampitt/Greenwald/Huttle/Benson/DeCroce/Jasey 12/11/14 Div. of Developmental Disabilities-H. Services New Jersey AB 3956 Ph: 856-435-1247 12/17/15 Substituted by SB 2770

 

New Jersey
SB 2770 Sweeney/Addiego/Lampitt/Greenwald/Vainieri Huttle/et al. 2/24/15

Div. of Developmental Disabilities-H. Services
Dept. of Treasury

New Jersey SB 2770 Ph: 856-251-9801 1/11/16 Approved P.L. 2015, c.185
New Mexico
HB 448 Stapleton/James 1/19/16 State Investment Office New Mexico HB 448 Ph: 505-986-4757 1/19/16 To House Rules & Order of Business
New Mexico
HB 467 Martinez/O’Neill 2/3/15 State Investment Office New Mexico HB 467 Ph: 505-287-8801 3/21/15 Legislative session adjourned; bill has died
New Mexico HB 61 Stapleton Prefiled 12/18/15 State Treasurer New Mexico HB 61 Ph: 505-986-4757 3/3/16 Signed by the Governor
New York
SB 1006 Carlucci/Addabbo/Robach 1/8/15 Office for People with Developmental Disabilities New York SB 1006 Ph: 518-455-2991 3/23/15 Recommit, enacting clause stricken
New York
SB4472 Carlucci/Addabbo/Marchione/Robach 3/23/15 State Superintendent of Financial Services New York SB 4472 Ph: 518-455-2991 12/18/15 Delivered to the Governor
New York
AB 6516 Gunther 3/26/15 State Superintendent of Financial Services New York AB 6516 Ph: 518-455-5355 12/22/15 Signed by Governor; now Chapter 576
New York
AB 7767 Gunther/Cusick 5/26/15 State Comptroller New York AB 7767 Ph: 518-455-5355 6/18/15 Substituted by SB 4472 (see above)
North Carolina
SB 367 Barringer, Hise, Apodaca, Brock, Alexander, Daniel, Jackson, et al. 3/23/15 State Education Assistance Authority North Carolina SB 367 Ph: 919-733-5653 4/21/15 Comm. substitute adopted; re-referred to Comm. on Finance
North Carolina
HB 556 Avila/Lambeth/Hanes/Meyer/Glazier/Insko/Setzer 4/2/15 State Education Assistance Authority North Carolina HB 556 Ph: 919-733-5530

8/11/15 Signed by Governor; now Chapter SL 2015-203

North Dakota
HB 1373 Dosch/Trottier/Davison 1/19/15 Bank of North Dakota North Dakota HB 1373 Ph: 701-222-2900 4/1/15 Signed by Governor
Ohio
SB 147 Eklund/Jones 4/15/15 Treasurer of the State Ohio SB 147 Ph: 614-644-7718 6/24/15 Replaced by HB 155; passed Senate
Ohio
HB 155 Dever/Conditt 4/21/15 Treasurer of the State Ohio HB 155 Ph: 614-466-8120 7/16/15 Signed by the Governor
Oklahoma
 SB 991  Anderson 2/1/16 State Treasurer Oklahoma SB 991 Ph:  405-521-5630 2/2/16 Second Reading referred to Health & Human Services Committee  then to Appropriations Committee
Oklahoma SB 1005 Crain/Echols/Paddack/McDaniel/Sherrer/Bennett/et al. 2/1/16 State Treasurer Oklahoma SB 1005 Ph:  405-521-5620

4/25/16 (Engrossed) Senate: House amendments read

Oklahoma SB 1063 Paddack 2/1/16 State Treasurer

Oklahoma SB 1063

Ph: 405-521-5541 2/2/16 Second Reading referred to Health & Human Services Committee  then to Appropriations Committee
Oklahoma SB 1023 Mazzei 2/1/16 State Treasurer Oklahoma SB 1023 Ph: 405-521-5675 2/2/16 Second Reading referred to Health & Human Services Committee  then to Appropriations Committee
Oklahoma HB 2686 Brumbaugh/Mazzei/Nelson 2/1/16

 

Board of the Oklahoma College Savings Plan

Oklahoma SB 2686

Ph: 405-557-7347

2/25/16 Appropriations & Budget Comm.: Do Pass

Oklahoma SB 1343 Treat 2/1/16 State Treasurer

Oklahoma SB 1343

Ph: 405-521-5632 2/2/16 Second Reading; to Health & Human Services; then Appropriations
Oklahoma HB 2821 Crain/Halligan/Denney/Mazzei/Shelton/Sherrer/McDaniel/Bennett/Stanislawski/Nelson/et al. 2/1/16 State Treasurer

Oklahoma HB 2821

Ph: 405-557-7304

6/6/16 Signed by the Governor

Oklahoma HB 2838 Echols 2/1/16 ABLE Program Committee Oklahoma HB 2838 Ph: 405-557-7354 2/2/16 To Appropriations and Budget Revenue and Taxation Subcommittee
Oregon
SB 777 Gelser 2/24/15 State Treasurer/ Oregon 529 Savings Board Oregon SB 777 Ph: 503-986-1708 8/12/15 Signed by the Governor
Pennsylvania
HB 444 Stephens/Brown/Mackenzie Sturla/Schlossberg/et al. 2/12/15 State Treasurer Pennsylvania HB 444 Ph: 717-206-6163 2/12/15 To Finance
Pennsylvania
HB 583 Miller/Murt/Marshall/Gainey/Longietti/et al. 2/26/15 State Treasurer Pennsylvania HB 583 Ph: 717-783-1850 2/26/15 To Finance
Pennsylvania
SB 726 Tartaglione/Dinniman/Teplitz/Vulakovich/Fontana/et al. 4/23/15 State Treasurer Pennsylvania SB 726 Ph: 717-787-1141 4/23/15 To Finance Committee
Pennsylvania
SB 879 Baker/Bartolotta/McIlhinney/Teplitz/Gordner/Pileggi/et al. 6/8/15 Treasury Department Pennsylvania SB 879 Ph: 717-787-7428 4/18/16 Approved by the Governor
Pennsylvania
HB 1319 Marshall/O’Neill/Stephens/Miller/Murt/Barrar/Cohen/Costa/et al. 6/10/15 Treasury Department Pennsylvania HB 1319 Ph: 717-260-6432 4/13/16 (Engrossed) Referred to Rules
Pennsylvania HB 1829 O’Neill/Marshall/Murt/Stephens/Harris/Watson/Thomas/et al. 2/5/16 Treasury Department Pennsylvania HB 1829 Ph: 717-705-7170 2/5/16 Referred to Finance
Rhode Island
SB 413 Kettle/Ottiano/Algiere/Gee/Morgan 2/25/15 Dept. of Human Services Rhode Island SB 413 Ph: 401-473-7784 2/25/15 To Finance
Rhode Island
HB 5564 Nardolillo/Chippendale/Lancia/Costa/Giarruso 2/25/15 Dept. of Human Services Rhode Island HB 5564 Ph: 401-222-2259 7/9/15 Signed by Governor
Rhode Island
SB 465 Satchell/Fogarty/Picard/O’Neil/Ottiano 2/26/15 Dept. of Human Services Rhode Island SB 465 Ph: 401-615-5170 7/9/15 Signed by Governor
South Carolina
HB 3768 Smith/Johnson/Willis 3/3/15 State Treasurer South Carolina HB 3768 Ph: 803-734-3042 4/29/16 Signed by the Governor
South Carolina SB 1050 Campsen 2/2/16 State Treasurer South Carolina SB 1050 Ph: 803-212-6340 2/2/16 To Committee on Finance
South Dakota
 HB 1224 Partridge/Anderson/Bolin/Cronin/Dryden/Gibson/Harrison/et al. 2/4/16 State Investment Council South Dakota HB 1224 Ph: 605-773-3851 3/11/16 Signed by the Governor; bill facilitates participation in ABLE; does not create a state program
Tennessee
SB 429 Massey/Yager 2/5/15 Dept. of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Tennessee SB 429 Ph: 615-741-1648 2/11/15 Passed; to Health & Welfare
Tennessee
HB 896 Brooks 2/11/15 Dept. of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Tennessee HB 896 Ph: 615-741-1350 2/19/15 To Health Subcomm.
Tennessee
HB 999 McManus/Brooks 2/12/15 State Treasurer Tennessee HB 999 Ph: 615-741-1920 4/22/15 House accepts SB 1162 as substitute
Tennessee
SB 1162 Massey/Dickerson/Yager/Norris 2/12/15 State Treasurer Tennessee SB 1162 Ph: 615-741-1648 5/18/15 Signed by the Governor
Texas
HB 2542 Gonzales 3/6/15 State Comptroller Texas HB 2542 Ph: 512-463-0670 3/16/15 To Human Services
Texas
HB 3703 Lucio 3/13/15 Prepaid Higher Education Tuition Board Texas HB 3703 Ph: 512-463-0606 3/19/15 To Human Services
Texas
SB 1141 Watson 3/10/15 State Comptroller Texas SB 1141 Ph: 512-463-0114 3/17/15 To Business & Commerce
Texas
SB 1664 Perry/Garcia/Rodriguez/Schwertner/Watson 3/13/15 Prepaid Higher Education Tuition Board Texas SB 1664 Ph: 512-463-0128 6/19/15 Signed by Governor
Texas
HB 3766 Burkett/Gonzales/Lucio/Murr/Simmons/Naishtat/Pena/et al. 3/13/15 Prepaid Higher Education Tuition Board Texas HB 3766 Ph: 512-463-0464 3/23/15 To Human Services
Utah
SB 292 Weiler/Edwards 3/3/15 Dept. of Workforce Services Utah SB 292 Ph: 801-538-1035 3/31/15 Governor signed; now Chapter 460 - Utah Law
Vermont
HB 402 Marcotte/Botzow/Pearson/Olsen/Baser/Batchelor/et al. 3/10/15 State Treasurer Vermont HB 402 Ph: 802-828-2228 5/11/15 House proposal to incorporate HB 402 into SB 138 - an economic development bill
Vermont
SB 138 Economic Development, Housing, & General Affairs Committee 3/17/15 State Treasurer Vermont SB 138
Sec. C. 6. (p. 137)
Ph: 802-828-2228 6/3/15 Signed by Governor
Virginia
HB 2306 Bulova/Marshall/Kory/LeMun-yon/Keam/Filler-Corn/et al. 1/22/15 Virginia College Savings Plan Board Virginia Chapter 331 Ph: 804-698-1037 3/17/15 Approved by Governor – Chapter 311
Virginia
SB 1404 Stosch 1/22/15 Virginia College Savings Plan Board Virginia Chapter 227 Ph: 804-698-7512 3/17/15 Approved by Governor – Chapter 227 (effective 7/1/15)
Washington
HB 2063 Kilduff/Kagi/Jinkins/Springer/Hunter/Ormsby/Tharinger/et al. 2/10/15 State Treasurer Washington HB 2063 Ph: 360-786-7958 5/1/15 Governor signed; effective 7/24/15; now Chapter 162/2015 Laws
Washington
SB 6043 Habib/Litzow/Hobbs/Hill/Parlette/Fain/Conway 2/19/15 Dept. of Commerce Washington SB 6043 Ph: 360-786-7694 3/10/16 To Senate Health Care
Washington HB 2323 Kilduff/Walsh/Stanford/Kagi/Robinson/McBride/et al.  1/11/16 State Treasurer

 Washington HB 2323

Ph: 360-786-7958 3/29/16 Signed by Governor
Washington HB 6210 Dammeier/O’Ban/Fain/Darneille/Rivers/Becker/Conway/Hargrove 1/13/16 ABLE Program Governing Board

Washington SB 6210

Ph: 360-786-7648 3/10/16 (Engrossed) By resolution, to Senate Rules Comm. for Third Reading
West Virginia
HB 2902 Campbell/Perry/Reynolds Pasdon/Rodighiero/et al. 2/24/15 State Treasurer West Virginia HB 2902 Ph: 304-340-3145 3/31/15 Approved by Governor; became Chapter 85
Wisconsin
SB 21 Joint Committee on Finance 2/3/15 Department of Administration Wisconsin SB 21
(Section 316e, pages 14-15)
Ph: 608-264-8314 7/12/15 - ABLE incorporated into Executive Budget Act of 2015; signed by Governor; now Act 55
Wisconsin
AB 236 Macco/Jagler/Ballweg/Bernier/Brooks/Czaja/Gannon/et al. 5/20/15 Department of Administration Wisconsin AB 236 Ph: 608-266-0485 5/26-27/15 Public hearing held; fiscal estimate received
Wisconsin
SB 165 Marklein/Roth/Petrowski/Cowles/Harsdorf/Dodd/Larson/et al. 5/20/15 Department of Administration Wisconsin SB 165 Ph: 608-266-0703 6/2/15 Fiscal estimate received
Wisconsin SB 604 Marklein/Macco 1/22/16 Not Applicable

Wisconsin SB 604

Ph: 608-266-0703 2/10/16 Passed as amended by Committee; available for scheduling
Wisconsin AB 731 Macco/Marklein 1/15/16 Not Applicable Wisconsin AB 731 Ph: 608-266-0485 3/31/16 Signed by Governor; published
Wyoming
HB 105 Throne/Berger/Freeman/Harvey/Kirkbride/Northrup/Petroff/et al.  2/11/16 State Treasurer Wyoming HB 105 Ph: 307-630-6728 3/4/16 Legislative session adjourned; bill has died
Note: States in Bolded Red are states which have enacted ABLE legislation
Summary:
Total Number of States with Enacted ABLE Legislation:
48/51 (94.1%)
Total Number of States with Pending ABLE Legislation: 0/51 (0.00%)
Total Number of States with ABLE Legislation (Enacted or Pending) 48/51 (94.1%)
 
Number of States Yet to Introduce ABLE Legislation                 1/51 (2.0%)
Number of States Where Legislation Failed/Session Adjourned 2/51 (3.9%)
Total Number of States with No Current ABLE Legislation 3/51 (5.9%)