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S. 3487: Edith Shorougian Senior Victims of Fraud Compensation Act

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A bill to amend the Victims of Crime Act of 1984 to provide for the compensation of elderly victims of property damage, to provide increased funding for the crime victim compensation fund, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Tammy Baldwin

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Wisconsin. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 12, 2020
Length: 3 pages
Mar 12, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Mar 12, 2020

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 12, 2020. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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What legislators are saying

Baldwin, Graham Lead Bipartisan Effort to Protect Seniors from Scams During COVID-19 Pandemic
    — Sen. Tammy Baldwin [D-WI] (Sponsor) on Aug 10, 2020

Cassidy, Baldwin Lead Bipartisan Effort to Protect Seniors from Scams During COVID-19 Pandemic
    — Sen. Bill Cassidy [R-LA] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 10, 2020

Baldwin, Cassidy Push to Protect Seniors From Scams in Next COVID-19 Relief Package
    — Sen. Tammy Baldwin [D-WI] (Sponsor) on Jun 16, 2020

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Mar 12, 2020

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S. 3487 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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