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S. 512: 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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Amy Klobuchar

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Minnesota. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 14, 2019
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Feb 14, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Apr 3, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on April 3, 2019.

Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

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

Deutch, Buchanan, Welch Reintroduce Bill to Protect Seniors from Scams
    — Rep. Theodore Deutch [D-FL22] on Apr 10, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform 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.

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Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 512 is 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.

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