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S. 3270 (114th): Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act

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A bill to prevent elder abuse and exploitation and improve the justice system's response to victims in elder abuse and exploitation cases.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Charles “Chuck” Grassley

Sponsor. Senator for Iowa. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 20, 2016
Length: 44 pages
Jul 14, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 15, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


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What legislators are saying

Judiciary Committee Advances Grassley-Blumenthal Bill to Curb Crimes Targeting Seniors
    — Sen. Charles “Chuck” Grassley [R-IA] (Sponsor) on Sep 15, 2016

Judiciary Committee Advances Blumenthal-Grassley Bill to Curb Crimes Targeting Seniors
    — Sen. Richard Blumenthal [D-CT] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 15, 2016

Blumenthal Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Crack Down on Crimes Targeting Seniors
    — Sen. Richard Blumenthal [D-CT] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 22, 2016

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Jul 14, 2016

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Sep 8, 2016
Considered by Senate Committee on the Judiciary

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Sep 15, 2016
Ordered Reported

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Dec 20, 2016
Reported by Senate Committee on Judiciary

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S. 3270 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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