2018 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 3 - State Elective Officers
Chapter 32 - Treasurer
Section 3-39r - ABLE account investments, contributions and distributions disregarded for certain programs and purposes.
(a) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, moneys invested in an individual ABLE account, contributions to an individual ABLE account and distributions for qualified disability expenses pursuant to sections 3-39j to 3-39q, inclusive, shall be disregarded for purposes of determining an individual's eligibility for assistance under the temporary family assistance program, as described in section 17b-112, programs funded under the federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program block grant and any other federally funded assistance or benefit program, including, but not limited to, the state's medical assistance program, whenever such program requires consideration of one or more financial circumstances of an individual for the purpose of determining the individual's eligibility to receive any assistance or benefit or the amount of any assistance or benefit.
(b) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, no moneys invested in the ABLE accounts shall be considered to be an asset for purposes of determining an individual's eligibility for need-based, institutional aid grants offered to an individual at the public eligible educational institutions in the state.
(P.A. 15-80, S. 9.)