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H.R.3090: Elder Protection and Abuse Prevention Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about health
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Sponsor Matt Cartwright, D-Pa.
Total Cosponsors 54 (53 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced Sept. 12, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 22, 2014
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Bill Summary

Elder Protection and Abuse Prevention Act - Amends the Older Americans Act of 1965 to direct the Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services for Aging to: (1) ensure that all programs funded under such Act include appropriate training in elder abuse prevention and the provision of services that address elder justice and exploitation, and (2) update periodically the need for and benefit of such training related to prevention of abuse, neglect, and exploitation (including financial exploitation) of older adults.

Makes it a duty and function of the Administration on Aging to: (1) establish priority information and assistance services for older individuals; (2) ensure full collaboration between all governmental information and assistance systems that serve older individuals; and (3) develop a National Eldercare Locator Service, with a nationwide toll free number.

Directs the Assistant Secretary, by grant or contract with a national nonprofit entity, to establish a ...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 22, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training.
Sept. 12, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.