S. 462 (112th): Elder Abuse Victims Act of 2011

Introduced:

Mar 2, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 2, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Herbert “Herb” Kohl

Senator from Wisconsin

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 2, 2011
Length: 14 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Mar 2, 2011
 
Introduced

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