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House Passes Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act

October 04, 2017

After passing the Senate in August, yesterday the House passed the Grassley-Blumenthal “Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act”.  The bill will now go to the President's desk for signature.  The Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act  would improve the nation’s response to elder abuse and financial exploitation of seniors. It does so by encouraging the investigation and prosecution of perpetrators who prey upon seniors, enhancing data collection, and supporting robust elder abuse prevention programs. 

Read the bill here.

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