Elder Abuse Victims Act of 2009
To protect seniors in the United States from elder abuse by establishing specialized elder abuse prosecution and research programs and activities to aid victims of elder abuse, to provide training to prosecutors and other law enforcement related to elder abuse prevention and protection, to establish programs that provide for emergency crisis response teams to combat elder abuse, and for other purposes.
This bill has been passed in the House.
The bill now goes on to be voted on in the Senate.
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[Last Updated: Nov 13, 2009 1:27PM]
|Feb 12, 2009:
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.|
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Feb 11, 2009:
This bill passed
in the House of Representatives
by roll call vote.
The vote was held under a suspension of the rules to cut debate
short and pass the bill, needing a two-thirds majority.
This usually occurs for non-controversial legislation.
The totals were 397 Ayes, 25 Nays, 10 Present/Not Voting.
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H.R. 448--111th Congress: Elder Abuse Victims Act of 2009.
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Retrieved Dec 16, 2009, from
"H.R. 448--111th Congress: Elder Abuse Victims Act of 2009."
GovTrack.us (database of federal legislation).
Dec 16, 2009
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