S. 3270 - Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act

Crime and law enforcement.
Sponsor:
Summary:
A bill to prevent elder abuse and exploitation and improve the justice system's response to victims in elder abuse and exploitation cases. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act

S. 3270 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to prevent elder abuse and exploitation and improve the justice system's response to victims in elder abuse and exploitation cases. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to prevent elder abuse and exploitation and improve the justice system's response to victims in elder abuse and exploitation cases.
Other Titles
  • Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act
  • Robert Matava Elder Abuse Prosecution Act of 2016
  • Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act
  • Robert Matava Elder Abuse Prosecution Act of 2016
  • Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act
Sponsor
Chuck Grassley
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Crime and law enforcement
  • Advisory bodies
  • Aging
  • Census and government statistics
  • Congressional oversight
  • Consumer affairs
  • Crime prevention
  • Crime victims
  • Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
  • Criminal justice information and records
  • Department of Justice
  • Detention of persons
  • Diplomacy, foreign officials, Americans abroad
  • Drug trafficking and controlled substances
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Family services
  • Federal officials
  • Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
  • Fraud offenses and financial crimes
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Intergovernmental relations
  • Law enforcement administration and funding
  • Lawyers and legal services
  • Marketing and advertising
  • Mental health
  • Organized crime
  • State and local government operations
  • Telephone and wireless communication
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced7/14/2016
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced7/14/2016
7/14/2016Introduced in Senate
7/14/2016Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Put on a legislative calendar9/15/2016Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
9/20/2016Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Grassley with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
Put on a legislative calendar9/20/2016Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 635.
12/20/2016By Senator Grassley from Committee on the Judiciary filed written report under authority of the order of the Senate of 12/10/2016. Report No. 114-430.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
50 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act

50 organizations supported this bill

AARP
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
Alliance for Quality Nursing Home Care
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
Alliance for Retired Americans
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
Alzheimer's Association
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
American Art Therapy Association
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
American Association For Single People
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
American Bar Association
Susman, Thomas M. (2016, September 14). ABA Urges Support for S. 3270, the Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved September 15, 2016, from American Bar Association.
American Geriatrics Society
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
American Health Care Association
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
American Society on Aging
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
Assisted Living Federation of America
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
Center For Advocacy For The Rights And Interests Of The Elderly
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
Center for Medicare Advocacy
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
Compassion and Choices
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
County Welfare Directors Association of California
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
Elder Justice Coalition
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
generations united
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
Home Instead Senior Care
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
Institute on Aging
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
International Association of Forensic Nurses
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
LeadingAge
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
National Adult Day Services Association
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
National Adult Protective Services Association
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
National Association of Counties
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
National Association of County Human Services Administrators
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration in Long Term Care
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
National Association Of Orthopedic Nurses
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
National Association of Social Workers
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
National Association of State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Programs
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
National Citizen's Coalition for Nursing Home Reform
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
National Clearinghouse On Abuse In Later Life
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
National Council On Child Abuse & Family Violence
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
National Family Caregivers Association
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
National Guardianship Association
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
national hispanic council on aging
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
National Indian Council on Aging
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
National Senior Citizens Law Center
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
OWL - The Voice of Midlife and Older Women
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
Police Executive Research Forum (PERF)
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association
Blocker, Andy (2016, September 13). SIFMA Submits Comments to the Senate on the Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association.
Wider Opportunities for Women
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.
Women's Institute for a Secure Retirement
Elder Justice Coalition (2016, July 0). Sen. Grassley Sponsors Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Elder Justice Coalition.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$498,877$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$1,169,231$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,866,626$0
John BarrassoRWY$244,949$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$2,573,575$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$1,258,053$0
Roy BluntRMO$1,185,055$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$2,979,856$0
John BoozmanRAR$266,153$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$43,050$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$2,698,310$0
Richard BurrRNC$904,416$0
Maria CantwellDWA$874,339$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$799,701$0
Ben CardinDMD$834,598$0
Tom CarperDDE$479,080$0
Bob CaseyDPA$2,171,474$0
Bill CassidyRLA$801,692$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$101,150$0
William Thad CochranRMS$509,613$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$601,729$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$1,062,980$0
Bob CorkerRTN$1,008,753$0
John CornynRTX$1,193,562$0
Tom CottonRAR$884,444$0
Mike CrapoRID$505,848$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,362,092$0
Steve DainesRMT$315,795$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$1,032,940$0
Dick DurbinDIL$1,431,204$0
Mike EnziRWY$207,246$0
Joni ErnstRIA$163,815$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$848,372$0
Deb FischerRNE$305,282$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$529,695$0
Al FrankenDMN$1,214,818$0
Cory GardnerRCO$687,800$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$3,482,662$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,135,823$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$651,401$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$1,052,477$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$900,262$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$938,847$0
Dean HellerRNV$457,658$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$1,060,095$0
John HoevenRND$130,539$0
Jim InhofeROK$173,325$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$719,535$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$897,781$0
Tim KaineDVA$3,515,318$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$390,259$0
Mark KirkRIL$761,595$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$1,069,549$0
James LankfordROK$326,276$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$617,739$0
Mike LeeRUT$430,319$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$508,500$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$1,818,516$0
John McCainRAZ$822,210$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$3,634,390$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$2,190,800$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,759,282$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$593,513$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$111,050$0
Jerry MoranRKS$391,194$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$446,836$0
Chris MurphyDCT$1,322,531$0
Patty MurrayDWA$1,488,148$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,023,042$0
Rand PaulRKY$349,864$0
David PerdueRGA$574,391$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$1,927,242$0
Rob PortmanROH$1,876,217$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$553,470$0
Harry ReidDNV$421,808$0
Jim RischRID$87,708$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$552,511$0
Mike RoundsRSD$316,014$0
Marco RubioRFL$1,107,157$0
Bernie SandersIVT$135,622$0
Ben SasseRNE$414,313$0
Brian SchatzDHI$1,073,971$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$3,038,373$0
Tim ScottRSC$1,060,661$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$94,403$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,643,519$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$455,250$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$1,412,517$0
Dan SullivanRAK$595,063$0
Jon TesterDMT$1,896,791$0
John ThuneRSD$563,732$0
Thom TillisRNC$730,038$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$2,101,740$0
Tom UdallDNM$824,702$0
David VitterRLA$192,542$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$2,010,864$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$4,204,078$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$735,485$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$266,748$0
Ron WydenDOR$1,461,564$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$498,877$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$1,169,231$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,866,626$0
John BarrassoRWY$244,949$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$2,573,575$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$1,258,053$0
Roy BluntRMO$1,185,055$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$2,979,856$0
John BoozmanRAR$266,153$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$43,050$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$2,698,310$0
Richard BurrRNC$904,416$0
Maria CantwellDWA$874,339$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$799,701$0
Ben CardinDMD$834,598$0
Tom CarperDDE$479,080$0
Bob CaseyDPA$2,171,474$0
Bill CassidyRLA$801,692$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$101,150$0
William Thad CochranRMS$509,613$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$601,729$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$1,062,980$0
Bob CorkerRTN$1,008,753$0
John CornynRTX$1,193,562$0
Tom CottonRAR$884,444$0
Mike CrapoRID$505,848$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,362,092$0
Steve DainesRMT$315,795$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$1,032,940$0
Dick DurbinDIL$1,431,204$0
Mike EnziRWY$207,246$0
Joni ErnstRIA$163,815$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$848,372$0
Deb FischerRNE$305,282$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$529,695$0
Al FrankenDMN$1,214,818$0
Cory GardnerRCO$687,800$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$3,482,662$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,135,823$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$651,401$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$1,052,477$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$900,262$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$938,847$0
Dean HellerRNV$457,658$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$1,060,095$0
John HoevenRND$130,539$0
Jim InhofeROK$173,325$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$719,535$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$897,781$0
Tim KaineDVA$3,515,318$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$390,259$0
Mark KirkRIL$761,595$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$1,069,549$0
James LankfordROK$326,276$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$617,739$0
Mike LeeRUT$430,319$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$508,500$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$1,818,516$0
John McCainRAZ$822,210$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$3,634,390$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$2,190,800$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,759,282$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$593,513$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$111,050$0
Jerry MoranRKS$391,194$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$446,836$0
Chris MurphyDCT$1,322,531$0
Patty MurrayDWA$1,488,148$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,023,042$0
Rand PaulRKY$349,864$0
David PerdueRGA$574,391$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$1,927,242$0
Rob PortmanROH$1,876,217$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$553,470$0
Harry ReidDNV$421,808$0
Jim RischRID$87,708$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$552,511$0
Mike RoundsRSD$316,014$0
Marco RubioRFL$1,107,157$0
Bernie SandersIVT$135,622$0
Ben SasseRNE$414,313$0
Brian SchatzDHI$1,073,971$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$3,038,373$0
Tim ScottRSC$1,060,661$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$94,403$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,643,519$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$455,250$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$1,412,517$0
Dan SullivanRAK$595,063$0
Jon TesterDMT$1,896,791$0
John ThuneRSD$563,732$0
Thom TillisRNC$730,038$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$2,101,740$0
Tom UdallDNM$824,702$0
David VitterRLA$192,542$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$2,010,864$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$4,204,078$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$735,485$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$266,748$0
Ron WydenDOR$1,461,564$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Attorneys & law firms$57,657,794
Security brokers & investment companies$21,936,512
Women's issues$8,250,935
Civil servant/public employee$4,474,818
Nursing homes$3,257,123
Health care services$2,276,678
Health, Education & Human Resources$1,301,294
Home care services$1,140,927
Nurses$1,040,021
Welfare & Social Work$587,558
Health & welfare policy$547,752
Police & firefighters unions & associations$541,918
Mental Health Services$423,990
Elderly issues/Social Security$224,126
Funeral services$157,845
Native American Tribes$132,591
Public official (elected or appointed)$113,000
Health professionals$50,871
Municipal & county government organizations$250

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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