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
Sponsor. Senator for Iowa. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 20, 2016
Length: 44 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on September 15, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
11 Cosponsors (6 Democrats, 5 Republicans)
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
Jul 14, 2016
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 8, 2016
Considered by Senate Committee on the Judiciary
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
Sep 15, 2016
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Dec 20, 2016
Reported by Senate Committee on the Judiciary
A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.
Oct 18, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Enacted — Signed by the President
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 178 (115th).
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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 3270. This is the one from the 114th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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