The Act provides protection for elderly adults against theft, fraud, and denial of sustenance. The Act provides certain penalties and fines, and it lengthens the statute of limitations for certain crimes committed against elderly persons and disabled adults. The Act also clarifies procedures for reporting abuse, neglect, or exploitation of the elderly. Finally, the Act provides that certain agencies develop training programs about the abuse and exploitation of the elderly.
CRIMES AND OFFENSES Crimes Against the Person: Provide Protection for Elderly Persons and Disabled Adults,
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