Ted Deutch

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Deutch, Buchanan, Welch Reintroduce Bill to Protect Seniors from Scams

Washington, DC | Apr 10, 2019

Today, Congressman Ted Deutch (D-FL) joined with Congressman Vern Buchanan (R-FL) and Congressman Peter Welch (D-VT) to reintroduce the Seniors Fraud Prevention Act. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Susan Collins (R-ME) introduced the Senate companion (S. 512). Seniors are at particular risk of scams. Cleverly disguised fraud schemes pop up regularly that are specifically designed to confuse seniors and steal their money. In many cases, seniors have watched their entire life savings disappear in scams that target their assets. This bipartisan legislation would help protect seniors and their families by creating an office within the Federal Trade Commission charged with tracking fraud schemes targeting seniors and distributing the information to the public. "Scams set up specifically to go...

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Voting Record

Date Bill Vote
4/10 H.R. 1644 Yea
4/10 H.R. 1644 No
4/10 H.Amdt. 168 Aye
4/10 H.Amdt. 162 Aye
4/10 H.Amdt. 160 Aye
4/9 H.R. 1759 Yea
4/9 H.Res. 294 Yea
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