ABLE Act Briefing, Thursday, February 16th

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ABLE Act Briefing, Thursday, February 16th

  1. 1. Panel of Experts to BriefCongressional Staff on ABLE Act’sTax Free Savings AccountsWHAT: Congressional Staff Luncheon Briefing on the ABLE Act. A panel of expertswill explain the legislation which calls for tax-free savings accounts for the disabled.WHEN: Thursday, February 16.TIME: Noon - 1:30 p.m.WHERE: RoomB-339 of the Rayburn House Office Building.Congressman Ander Crenshaw (R-FL), author the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act(ABLE Act – HR 3423, S 1872) with Senator Robert Casey, Jr. (D-PA), will introduce apanel of experts to outline the impact of the bill at a Congressional staff briefing onThursday, February 16 from noon – 1:30 p.m. in Room B-339 of the Rayburn HouseOffice Building.Crenshaw and Congressman Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), an original co-sponsor of thelegislation, will introduce the panel. The legislation, introduced in November 2011 has 88co-sponsors in the House, 9 in the Senate, and has been endorsed by 49 national, state,and local organizations.The panel will include: Stuart Spielman, Autism Speaks Marty Ford, The Arc Michael Morris, National Disability Institute Steve Beck, National Down Syndrome Society John Ariale, Chief of Staff, Congressman Ander Crenshaw Will Hansen, Executive Director, Joint Economic Committee Bill Parsons, Deputy Chief of Staff and Legislative Director, Congressman Chris Van Hollen Dr. Karen Sumar, Kennedy Fellow, Office of Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers

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