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H.R. 446: Protecting Seniors from Emergency Scams Act

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To require the Federal Trade Commission to submit a report to Congress on scams targeting seniors, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Robin Kelly

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 19, 2021
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Jan 25, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Apr 15, 2021

This bill passed in the House on April 15, 2021 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
24% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
See Instead

S. 15 (same title)
Ordered Reported — Apr 28, 2021

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History

Jan 25, 2021
 
Introduced

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Mar 12, 2021
 
Text Published

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Apr 15, 2021
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Signed by the President

H.R. 446 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 446. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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