H.R.6954 - Senior Financial Empowerment Act of 2008110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI-2] (Introduced 09/18/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||09/18/2008 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.|
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Summary: H.R.6954 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/18/2008)
Senior Financial Empowerment Act of 2008 - Directs the U.S. Sentencing Commission to: (1) review and amend its sentencing guidelines to include the age of a crime victim in its criteria for determining whether a sentencing enhancement is appropriate; and (2) report to Congress on issues relating to the age of crime victims.
Directs the Attorney General to establish and administer a competitive grant program for mail, telemarketing, and Internet fraud prevention education programs for senior citizens.
Expresses the sense of Congress with respect to public awareness of the impact of mail, telemarketing, and Internet fraud on senior citizens.