H.R. 3040 (111th): Senior Financial Empowerment Act of 2010


Jun 25, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 29, 2010 but was never passed by the Senate.


Tammy Baldwin

Representative for Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 5, 2010
Length: 10 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.

Summary (CRS)

7/29/2010--Passed House amended.Senior Financial Empowerment Act of 2010 - Requires the Federal Trade Commission (FTC):(1) to disseminate to seniors and their caregivers information on mail, telemarketing, and Internet fraud targeting ... Read more >

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Jun 25, 2009

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Jul 29, 2010
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3040”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


17 cosponsors (13D, 4R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Jul 29, 2010 1:54 p.m.
Passed 335/81

Related Bills

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H.R. 6954 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 18, 2008

H.R. 4846 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 26, 2012

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