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S. 512 (116th): Seniors Fraud Prevention Act of 2019

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A bill to establish an advisory office within the Bureau of Consumer Protection of the Federal Trade Commission to prevent fraud targeting seniors, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Amy Klobuchar

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Minnesota. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 18, 2020
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
Feb 14, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on November 18, 2020 but was never passed by the House.

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What legislators are saying

Crapo, Bipartisan Group Introduce Legislation to Revitalize America's Nuclear Infrastructure
    — Sen. Michael “Mike” Crapo [R-ID] on Nov 17, 2020

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Responds to Senate Intelligence Committees Report on Bush Administrations WMD Intelligence
    — Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA13] on Jul 8, 2004

Deutch, Buchanan, Welch Reintroduce Bill to Protect Seniors from Scams
    — Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT0] on Apr 10, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to S. 512 will be negligible.

History

Feb 14, 2019
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Apr 3, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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.

Feb 11, 2020
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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.

Nov 18, 2020
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

S. 512 (116th) 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. 512. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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