S.2179 - TIME for Holocaust Survivors Act116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD] (Introduced 07/18/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 07/18/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2179 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (07/18/2019)
Trauma-Informed Modernization of Eldercare for Holocaust Survivors Act or the TIME for Holocaust Survivors Act
This bill includes matters concerning Holocaust survivors in federal grants and programs that serve older adults.
Specifically, the bill includes an individual's status as a Holocaust survivor within the scope of the greatest social needs for purposes of such programs. Under current law, these programs must target populations with the greatest economic and social needs.
Additionally, among other activities, the Administration on Aging must establish a national center to provide resources, training, and technical assistance related to delivering services to older individuals who experience the long-term and adverse consequences of trauma. In addition, the administration may designate within it a person responsible for implementing and coordinating services for individuals who are Holocaust survivors.