DE HB145 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-3)
Status: Passed on July 28 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-07-28 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]


ABLE accounts are special savings accounts established for certain persons with disabilities. This bill clarifies the treatment of funds in an ABLE account upon the death of a designated beneficiary. Specifically it prohibits State agencies or instrumentalities from clawing back from the ABLE account any funds it has expended on behalf of a designated beneficiary.

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An Act To Amend Title 16 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Achieving A Better Life Experience Savings Accounts.


Roll Calls

2017-07-02 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 20 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2017-06-29 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 41 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-07-28 Signed by Governor
2017-07-02 Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
2017-06-29 Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES
2017-05-03 Reported Out of Committee (Health & Human Development) in House with 10 On Its Merits
2017-04-25 Introduced and Assigned to Health & Human Development Committee in House

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