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Help us bring the ABLE Act to the Floor – it’s a game changer!

Great news... House and Senate Leadership continue to hear from the disability community that the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act (S. 313/H.R. 647) must pass this year!

The ABLE Act amends Section 529 of the U.S. Tax Code that allows families to save for the future of their child with a disability, just as they do for their children who do not have disabilities by creating 529-equivalent accounts called ABLE accounts. ABLE account funds can accrue up to $100,000 without hindering disability benefit eligibility and are transactional funds that can be used towards expenses that Medicaid, private health insurance, and Supplemental Security Income do not cover such as education, housing, transportation, and more.

This bill has been 8 years in the making and has the support of more than 85% of Congress; please help us get it over the finish line!

We need you to make four easy phone calls, tweets, and posts to ensure ABLE gets scheduled for a vote!

Please contact the following four Leadership offices (all templates are provided below):

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid
Leadership Office: (202) 224-2158


Talking Points:

  • I’m calling to thank Senator Reid for being a cosponsor of the ABLE Act and BRING IT TO THE FLOOR FOR A VOTE before the end of the year.
  • We need his leadership to bring the MOST BIPARTISAN BILL up for a vote- the ABLE Act has 85% of the ENTIRE CONGRESS COSPONSORING IT- this includes 74 Senators and 381 Representatives
  • The House Ways and Means Committee already unanimously voted the ABLE Act out of committee.
  • The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing on the bill and, in September, issued a press release outlining their intention to bring the ABLE Act to a vote once Congress returns from recess and after the election.
  • The ABLE Act will make a life-changing difference in the lives of the disability community and long overdue-please, as the Majority Leader, bring the ABLE Act to a VOTE.


Sample Tweets:

You can also send an email here.

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Minority Leader Mitch McConnell
Leadership Office: (202) 224-3135


Talking Points:

  • I’m calling to thank Senator McConnell for being a cosponsor of the ABLE Act and BRING IT TO THE FLOOR FOR A VOTE before the end of the year. 
  • We need his leadership to bring the MOST BIPARTISAN BILL up for a vote- the ABLE Act has 85% of the ENTIRE CONGRESS COSPONSORING IT- this includes 74 Senators and 381 Representatives 
  • The House Ways and Means Committee already unanimously voted the ABLE Act out of committee.
  • The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing on the bill and, in September, issued a press release outlining their intention to bring the ABLE Act to a vote once Congress returns from recess and after the election.
  • The ABLE Act will make a life-changing difference in the lives of the disability community and long overdue-please, as the Minority Leader, bring the ABLE Act to a VOTE.


Sample Tweets:

You can also send an email here.

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Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy
Leadership Office: (202) 225-4000


Talking Points:

  • I'm calling to ask Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy to bring the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act (H.R. 647/S. 313) for a vote as soon as possible in this session.
  • As Majority Leader, we need his leadership to bring the MOST BIPARTISAN BILL up for a vote - the ABLE Act has 85% of the ENTIRE CONGRESS COSPONSORING IT - with 74 Senators and 381 Representatives cosponsoring.
  • The House Ways and Means Committee already unanimously voted the ABLE Act out of committee.
  • The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing on the bill and, in September, issued a press release outlining their intention to being the ABLE Act to a vote once Congress returns from recess and after the election.
  • The ABLE Act will make a life-changing difference in the lives of the disability community and long overdue- please, as the Majority Leader, bring the ABLE Act to a VOTE.


Sample Tweets:

Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's constituents can also send an emai...

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Speaker John Boehner
Leadership Office: (202) 225-0600


Talking Points:

  • I'm calling to ask Speaker John Boehner to bring the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act (H.R. 647/S. 313) for a vote as soon as possible in this session.
  • As Speaker, we need his leadership to bring the MOST BIPARTISAN BILL up for a vote - the ABLE Act has 85% of the ENTIRE CONGRESS COSPONSORING IT - with 74 Senators and 381 Representatives cosponsoring.
  • The House Ways and Means Committee already unanimously voted the ABLE Act out of committee.
  • The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing on the bill and, in September, issued a press release outlining their intention to being the ABLE Act to a vote once Congress returns from recess and after the election.
  • The ABLE Act will make a life-changing difference in the lives of the disability community and long overdue- please, as the Speaker, bring the ABLE Act to a VOTE.


Sample Tweets:

You can also send an email here.

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Let’s join together with partner disability communities around the nation and ensure that congressional leaders hear our might roar – 

We must #passtheABLEact this year!

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