Summary: H.R.5722 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/29/2006)

Elder Abuse Prevention Act of 2006 - Requires states to adopt laws and policies that prohibit parole for: (1) any individual who is convicted of a criminal sexual offense against a victim who is elderly; or (2) a sexually violent predator.

Requests the U.S. Sentencing Commission to promptly review its guidelines for sexual offenses committed against the elderly and to consider new guidelines for enhanced sentencing for such crimes.