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S.1562: Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act of 2014

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about health
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Sponsor Bernard Sanders, I-Vt.
Total Cosponsors 14 (13 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced Sept. 30, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 6, 2014
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Bill Summary

Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act of 2014 - (Sec. 3) Amends the Older Americans Act of 1965 (OAA), with respect to the Administration on Aging to require the Director of the Office of Long-Term Care Ombudsman Programs to collect and analyze best practices related to responding to elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation in long-term care facilities, and publish a report of such best practices.

Makes it a duty and function of the Administration to: (1) provide information and technical assistance to states, area agencies on aging, and service providers, in collaboration with relevant federal agencies, on providing efficient person-centered transportation services, including across geographic boundaries; (2) identify model programs and provide information and technical assistance to the same entities to support modernization of multipurpose senior centers; and (3) provide technical assistance to and share best practices with states, area agencies on again, and Aging and ...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 6, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 290.
Jan. 6, 2014 Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Reported by Senator Harkin with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
Oct. 30, 2013 Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
Sept. 30, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.