H.R. 628 (100th): Prevention, Identification, and Treatment of Elder Abuse Act of 1987


Jan 21, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 21, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


William Boner

Representative for Tennessee's 5th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide financial assistance for programs for the prevention, identification, and treatment of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation, to establish a National Clearinghouse on Elder Abuse, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/21/1987--Introduced.Prevention, Identification, and Treatment of Elder Abuse Act of 1987 - Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish an office known as the National Clearinghouse on Elder ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 21, 1987

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 628”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


45 cosponsors (40D, 5R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.R. 5425 (99th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 14, 1986

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