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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|
|You can||read the bill|
|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 introduced in the House
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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)
|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.|