S. 1070 (110th): Elder Justice Act of 2008


Mar 29, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 10, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Orrin Hatch

Senator from Utah



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Last Updated: Sep 18, 2008
Length: 142 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Social Security Act to enhance the social security of the Nation by ensuring adequate public-private infrastructure and to resolve to prevent, detect, treat, intervene in, and prosecute elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/18/2008--Reported to Senate amended.Elder Justice Act of 2008 - Section5 - Amends the Social Security Act (SSA) to establish an Elder Justice program under title XX (Block Grants to States ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 29, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 10, 2008
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1070”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


33 cosponsors (24D, 8R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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