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H.R. 4334: Dignity in Aging Act of 2019

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To amend the Older Americans Act of 1965 to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2020 through 2024, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Suzanne Bonamici

Sponsor. Representative for Oregon's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 30, 2019
Length: 68 pages
Sep 16, 2019

Passed House (Senate next) on Oct 28, 2019

This bill passed in the House on October 28, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

87% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Readers respond: Bonamici helps elderly with bill
    — Rep. Suzanne Bonamici [D-OR1] (Sponsor) on Nov 4, 2019

Rep. Courtney Votes to Pass the Older Americans Act
    — Rep. Joe Courtney [D-CT2] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 28, 2019

Hartzler Supports Dignity in Aging Act of 2019
    — Rep. Vicky Hartzler [R-MO4] on Oct 28, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform estimates H.R. 4334 will add $10.9 billion in new spending through 2024.


Sep 16, 2019

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Sep 18, 2019
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Oct 28, 2019
Passed House (Senate next)

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Oct 28, 2019
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