About the 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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5352 (110th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
Links & tools
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 448 — 111th Congress: Elder Abuse Victims Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr448
“H.R. 448 — 111th Congress: Elder Abuse Victims Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. July 29, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr448>
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