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Senate Bill 3057
116th Congress(2019-2020)
A bill to modernize the Older Americans Act of 1965, and for other purposes.
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Dec 16, 2019
Overview
Text
Introduced
Dec 16, 2019
Latest Action
Dec 16, 2019
Origin Chamber
Senate
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
3057
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
Maine
Pennsylvania
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Modernization of the Older American Act Amendments

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.

For example, the bill reauthorizes and revises programs that support

  • caregivers of the elderly,
  • nutritional services,
  • 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 reduce social isolation for the elderly.

Text (1)
December 16, 2019
Actions (2)
12/16/2019
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S7053-7057)
12/16/2019
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Record Created
Dec 17, 2019 5:27:17 AM
Record Updated
Dec 29, 2021 10:17:28 PM