House Bill 4334
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Supporting Older Americans Act of 2020
Became Law
Amendments
Became Law
Became Public Law 116-131 on Mar 25, 2020
Overview
Text
Introduced
Sep 16, 2019
Latest Action
Mar 25, 2020
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
4334
Congress
116
Policy Area
Social Welfare
Social Welfare
Primary focus of measure is public assistance and Social Security programs; social services matters, including community service, volunteer, and charitable activities. Measures concerning such health programs as Medicare and Medicaid may fall under Health policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Oregon
New York
District of Columbia
Kentucky
Maryland
Michigan
Nevada
Connecticut
Northern Mariana Islands
Connecticut
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
South Dakota
Tennessee
Passed
October 28, 2019
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H8466-8472)
Summary

Dignity in Aging Act of 2019

This bill establishes, reauthorizes, and revises several programs administered by the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Labor relating to care for the elderly.

Among other things, the bill reauthorizes through FY2024 and revises programs that support

  • caregivers of the elderly;
  • informational services, such as pension counseling;
  • nutritional services, such as meal delivery;
  • disease prevention and health promotion services;
  • community and workforce training regarding elder care; and
  • abuse and neglect prevention services.

The bill also establishes several entities and programs to further support elder care, including initiatives that aim to promote independent living and reduce social isolation for the elderly.

Text (6)
October 28, 2019
October 28, 2019
September 16, 2019
Amendments (1)
Mar 03, 2020
Agreed to in Senate
24
Sponsorship
Senate Amendment 1461
In the nature of a substitute.
Agreed To
Public Record
Record Created
Sep 17, 2019 7:12:15 AM
Record Updated
Oct 15, 2021 11:30:45 PM