H.R. 5352 (110th): Elder Abuse Victims Act of 2008

Introduced:

Feb 12, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 23, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Joe Sestak
Representative for Pennsylvania's 7th congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 2, 2008
Length: 20 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to protect seniors in the United States from elder abuse by establishing specialized elder abuse prosecution and research programs and activities to aid victims of elder abuse, to provide training to prosecutors and other law enforcement related to elder abuse prevention and protection, to establish programs that provide for emergency crisis response teams to combat elder abuse, and for other purposes.

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H.R. 448 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed House
Last Action: Feb 11, 2009

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 5352” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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History

Introduced
Feb 12, 2008
Reported by Committee
Jun 11, 2008
Passed House
Sep 23, 2008
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Details

Cosponsors
4 cosponsors (3D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Sep 23, 2008 6:58 p.m.
Passed 387/28

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