S. 3494 (111th): Senior Financial Empowerment Act of 2010


Jun 15, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 15, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Kirsten Gillibrand

Senator from New York



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Last Updated: Jun 15, 2010
Length: 9 pages

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H.R. 3040 (same title)
Passed House — Jul 29, 2010

About the bill

Full Title

A bill 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)

6/15/2010--Introduced.Senior Financial Empowerment Act of 2010 - Requires the Federal Trade Commission (FTC):(1) to disseminate to seniors and their families and caregivers information on mail, telemarketing, and Internet fraud targeting ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 15, 2010

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3494”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 465 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 2, 2011

H.R. 3040 (Related)
Senior Financial Empowerment Act of 2010

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 29, 2010

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