To protect elder adults from exploitation and financial crime, to prevent elder adult abuse and financial exploitation, and to promote safety for elder adults.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.
(a) Short Title.--This Act may be cited as the ``Robert Matava Exploitation Protection for Elder Adults Act of 2012''. (b) Table of Contents.--The table of contents for this Act is as follows:
Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents. Sec. 2. Definitions. TITLE I--FEDERAL PROSECUTION OF ABUSE AND EXPLOITATION DIRECTED AT ELDERS
Sec. 101. Enhanced penalty for telemarketing and email-marketing fraud directed at elders. Sec. 102. Data collection. TITLE II--COORDINATION OF CIVIL PROTECTIONS AND CRIMINAL PROSECUTION AS IT RELATES TO ELDER JUSTICE
Sec. 201. Model States laws and practices. Sec. 202. Civil protection and criminal prosecution. TITLE III--INTERSTATE INITIATIVES
Sec. 301. Interstate agreements and compacts. Sec. 302. Recommendations on interstate communication. TITLE IV--GAO REPORT
Sec. 401. GAO report to assess cost of elder abuse on Federal programs.
SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS.
(a) In General.--In this Act-- (1) the terms ``abuse'', ``elder'', ``elder justice'', ``exploitation'', and ``neglect'' have the meanings given those terms in section 2011 of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1397j); (2) the term ``adult protective services''-- (A) means such services provided to adults as specified in Federal, State, or local law pertaining to adult protective services; and (B) includes services such as-- (i) receiving reports of adult abuse, neglect, or exploitation; (ii)...