House Bill 4859
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Protecting Older Americans from Social Isolation Act of 2019
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in House on Oct 24, 2019
Overview
Text
Introduced
Oct 24, 2019
Latest Action
Oct 24, 2019
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
4859
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
Maryland
Michigan
No House votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Protecting Older Americans from Social Isolation Act of 2019

This bill establishes an advisory committee, modifies certain functions of the Administration on Aging, and makes changes to grants and other activities to address the negative health effects associated with social isolation among older individuals.

It also expands the scope of certain programs for caregivers of older adults to include caregivers of those with Alzheimer's disease or similar neurological disorders of any age.

Text (1)
October 24, 2019
Actions (2)
10/24/2019
Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
10/24/2019
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Oct 25, 2019 7:12:28 AM
Record Updated
Aug 25, 2021 2:45:17 PM