H.R.6141 - Elder Serve Act of 2008110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Yarmuth, John A. [D-KY-3] (Introduced 05/22/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||05/22/2008 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
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Summary: H.R.6141 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/22/2008)
Elder Serve Act of 2008 - Directs the Attorney General, acting through the Director of the Office of Victims of Crime of the Department of Justice (DOJ), to carry out a three-year Elder Serve Coordinating Councils grant program to provide grants to eligible entities to establish pilot programs to facilitate and coordinate Emergency Crisis Response Team programs to provide short-term emergency services for victims of elder abuse.
Requires grant recipients, within one year, to establish counseling, mental health screening, legal advocacy, job placement assistance, and family bereavement counseling programs for such victims.