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S.RES.171: A resolution designating June 15, 2013, as "World Elder Abuse Awareness Day".

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about crime and law enforcement
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Sponsor Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn.
Total Cosponsors 2 (1 Democrat, 1 Republican)
Introduced June 13, 2013
Latest Major Action June 13, 2013
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Bill Summary

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Designates June 15, 2013, as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

Recognizes professionals and agencies for their efforts to advance awareness of elder abuse.

Encourages members of the public and professionals who work with older adults to act as catalysts to promote awareness and long-term prevention of elder abuse by reaching out to local adult protective services agencies and by learning to recognize, detect, report, and respond to elder abuse.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 13, 2013 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4495-4496; text as passed Senate: CR S4484)