A bill to better protect, serve, and advance the rights of victims of elder abuse and exploitation by establishing a program to encourage States and other qualified entities to create jobs designed to hold offenders accountable, enhance the capacity of the justice system to investigate, pursue, and prosecute elder abuse cases, identify existing resources to leverage to the extent possible, and assure data collection, research, and evaluation to promote the efficacy and efficiency of the activities described in this Act.
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Sponsor and status
Herbert “Herb” Kohl
Sponsor. Senator for Wisconsin. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 2, 2011
Length: 14 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced on March 2, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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9 Cosponsors (8 Democrats, 1 Independent)
Oct 21, 2009
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1821 (111th).
Mar 2, 2011
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S. 462 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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