Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act

Law:

Pub. L. No. 115-70, 131 Stat. 1209, codified in relevant part at 34 U.S.C. §21711

Section 101 of this Act requires the FTC to designate an Elder Justice Coordinator within the agency’s Bureau of Consumer Protection. This individual is responsible for coordinating and supporting the agency’s enforcement and consumer education efforts on elder justice. The Act also requires the FTC to submit a report to Congress annually on any enforcement actions involving a financial scheme targeted directly toward or largely affecting elders.