S. 795 (111th): Elder Justice Act of 2009


Apr 2, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 2, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Orrin Hatch

Senator from Utah



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Last Updated: Apr 2, 2009
Length: 71 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)

4/2/2009--Introduced.Elder Justice Act of 2009 - Amends the Social Security Act to establish an Elder Justice program under title XX (Block Grants to States for Social Services).Establishes within the Office ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 2, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 795”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


16 cosponsors (11D, 4R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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S. 1070 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 10, 2008

H.R. 2006 (Related)
Elder Justice Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 21, 2009

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