To amend the Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act to authorize the Elder Justice Initiative, to require that online resources of such initiative are made available in Spanish, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 29th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 24, 2021
Length: 5 pages
117th Congress (2021–2023)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 23, 2021 but was never passed by the Senate.
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).
12 Cosponsors (6 Democrats, 6 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“The House Passes Garcias and Spartzs Elder Abuse Protection Act of 2021 With Bipartisan Support”
— Rep. Sylvia Garcia [D-TX29] (Sponsor) on Jun 23, 2021
“Representatives Spartz and Garcia's Elder Abuse Protection Act Passes the House”
— Rep. Victoria Spartz [R-IN5] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 23, 2021
“the daily leader: wednesday, june 23, 2021”
— Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Jun 22, 2021
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What stakeholders are saying
Sep 15, 2020
Earlier Version — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 8169 (116th).
Apr 30, 2021
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May 18, 2021
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Jun 11, 2021
Reported by House 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.
Jun 18, 2021
Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).
Jun 23, 2021
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by special rule so no record of individual votes was made.
H.R. 2922 (117th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2922. This is the one from the 117th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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