Summary: H.R.446 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House (04/15/2021)

Protecting Seniors from Emergency Scams Act

This bill requires the Federal Trade Commission to report on, and increase awareness regarding, scams targeting older adults. Specifically, the commission must

  • report on the number and type of scams that target older adults and provide policy recommendations to prevent such scams;
  • revise the commission's web portal with current information about such scams, including contact information for law enforcement and adult protective services agencies; and
  • coordinate with media outlets and law enforcement to disseminate such information.