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2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 768
Handicapped persons; ABLE program establishment to use tax exempt accounts to pay for qualified expenses of eligible individuals with disabilities; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 30 of the O.C.G.A., relating to disabled persons, so as to provide for the establishment of a qualified ABLE program in this state to enable the contribution of funds to tax-exempt accounts to pay for the qualified expenses of eligible individuals with disabilities; to amend Code Section 48-7-27 of the O.C.G.A., relating to computation of taxable net income; to amend Code Section 50-13-2 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the definitions for purposes of the Georgia Administrative Procedure Act, so as to exclude the Georgia ABLE Program Corporation from the meaning of "agency"; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/03/2016 - Effective Date
May/03/2016 - Act 519
May/03/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
Mar/30/2016 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/24/2016 - Senate Receded from Amend or Sub
Mar/16/2016 - House Disagreed Senate Amend or Sub
Mar/14/2016 - Senate Passed/Adopted As Amended
Mar/14/2016 - Senate Third Read
Mar/11/2016 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/10/2016 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/24/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/23/2016 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/23/2016 - House Third Readers
Feb/17/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/20/2016 - House Second Readers
Jan/15/2016 - House First Readers
Jan/14/2016 - House Hopper
02/23/2016 Structured Rule; 03/16/2016 House disagreed to Senate Amendment; 3/24/2016 Senate Receded from Senate Amendment
Mar/24/2016 - Senate Vote #770Yea(49)Nay(0)NV(1)
Mar/14/2016 - Senate Vote #587Yea(53)Nay(0)NV(2)
Feb/23/2016 - House Vote #596Yea(161)Nay(0)NV(5)
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