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
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 27, 2013
Length: 14 pages
Feb 27, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 27, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jul 15, 2011
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2564 (112th).
Feb 27, 2013
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Apr 15, 2016
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4963 (114th).
H.R. 861 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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