December 13, 2016

The Special Needs Fairness Act has been signed into law as part of the 21st Century Cures Act. Competent disabled individuals can now establish their own special needs trusts without parent or court involvement.

December 8, 2016

The Senate approved H.R. 34, the 21st Century Cures Act, which includes the Special Needs Trust Fairness Act, by a vote of 94 to 5. The bill now heads to the President, who is expected to sign the bill which could happen as soon as today.

Passage of the Special Needs Trust Fairness Act will have a direct impact on people with disabilities. No longer will individuals in need of a special needs trust, but without parents or grandparents, face undue legal difficulties.

December 6, 2016

The Oregon ABLE Account program launched today. Check out the website to learn more about how to incorporate this new tool into your existing special needs plan.

December 1, 2016

The House passed H.R. 34 – 21st Century Cures Act, a major health care package that included the Special Needs Trust (SNT) Fairness Act (Sec. 5007).

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