H.R. 4963: Elder Abuse Victims Act of 2016

Introduced:

Apr 15, 2016

Status:

Referred to Committee on Apr 15, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on April 15, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Peter “Pete” King

Representative for New York's 2nd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 15, 2016
Length: 14 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

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.

History

Apr 15, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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