H.R. 6954 (110th): Senior Financial Empowerment Act of 2008

Introduced:

Sep 18, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 18, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Tammy Baldwin

Representative for Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 18, 2008
Length: 9 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To prevent mail, telemarketing, and Internet fraud targeting seniors in the United States, to promote efforts to increase public awareness of the enormous impact that mail, telemarketing, and Internet fraud have on seniors, to educate the public, seniors, their families, and their caregivers about how to identify and combat fraudulent activity, and for other purposes.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Sep 18, 2008
 
Introduced

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Cosponsors
7 cosponsors (5D, 2R) (show)
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H.R. 3040 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 29, 2010

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