Elder Justice Act (2007)
Federal bill would provide federal funding for Adult Protective Services; support new forensic expertise in elder abuse; authorize $10 million for training, technical assistance, demonstration programs and research to improve long-term care ombudsman effectiveness in addressing abuse and neglect; authorize $20 million in grants to enhance long-term care staffing through training employee incentives; and improve the quality of information and research related to elder abuse.
Bill Number H.R. 1783/ S. 1070
Sponsor Rep. Rahm Emanual (D-IL)/ Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT)
Date of Introduction 3/29/2007
Latest Activity Passed out of the Sentate Finance Committee. Passed out of the House Judiciary Committee. Failed to pass out of other assigned committees.
More Info http://thomas.loc.gov/
Topic: Establishing Task Forces and/or Studies on Caregiving Services