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

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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Apr 15, 2016


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.


Peter “Pete” King

Representative for New York's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 15, 2016
Length: 14 pages


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Apr 15, 2016

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