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.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Aug 5, 2010
Length: 10 pages
111th Congress (2009–2010)
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17 Cosponsors (13 Democrats, 4 Republicans)
Sep 18, 2008
Earlier Version — Introduced
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Jun 25, 2009
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Jul 29, 2010
Passed House (Senate next)
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Apr 26, 2012
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4846 (112th).
H.R. 3040 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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