S. 845 - Safety of Seniors Act of 2007

Aged. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to expand and intensify programs with respect to research and related activities concerning elder falls. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Amendments:
1 proposed amendment. 1 accepted. View amendments 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED by voice vote on August 1, 2007.

Safety of Seniors Act of 2007

S. 845 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
A bill to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to expand and intensify programs with respect to research and related activities concerning elder falls. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to expand and intensify programs with respect to research and related activities concerning elder falls.
Other Titles
  • Keeping Seniors Safe From Falls Act of 2007
  • Safety of Seniors Act of 2007
  • Safety of Seniors Act of 2007
  • Safety of Seniors Act of 2007
  • Safety of Seniors Act of 2007
Sponsor
Michael B. Enzi
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Aged
  • Accident prevention
  • Architecture and the disabled
  • Budgets
  • Caregivers
  • Congress
  • Congressional reporting requirements
  • Continuum of care
  • Disabled
  • Education
  • Federal aid to research
  • Federal aid to the aged
  • Geriatrics
  • Government information
  • Government publicity
  • Governmental investigations
  • Health counseling
  • Health policy
  • Higher education
  • Home repair and improvement
  • Housing
  • Housing for the aged
  • Life care communities
  • Medical economics
  • Medical education
  • Medical research
  • Medical screening
  • Medical statistics
  • Medicare
  • Medicine
  • Preventive medicine
  • Rehabilitation of the disabled
  • Science policy
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced3/12/2007
Referred to Committee
Amendments (1 proposed)
Passed Senate8/01/2007
Passed House4/08/2008
Signed by President4/23/2008
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
currently selectedSenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.8/01/2007PASSED by voice vote
select this voteSenateAmendment SA 2622 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.8/01/2007PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.4/08/2008PASSED by voice vote
ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/12/2007
3/12/2007Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Put on a legislative calendar3/15/2007Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
3/29/2007Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Reported by Senator Kennedy with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
Put on a legislative calendar3/29/2007Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 99.
6/28/2007By Senator Kennedy from Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions filed written report. Report No. 110-110.
8/01/2007Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
8/01/2007The committee substitute as amended agreed to by Unanimous Consent.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage8/01/2007Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
8/01/2007Amendment SA 2622 proposed by Senator Casey for Senator Enzi.
select this voteVote8/01/2007Amendment SA 2622 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
8/02/2007Message on Senate action sent to the House.
8/02/2007Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
8/02/2007Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
8/02/2007Received in the House.
Presented to President4/08/2008Cleared for White House.
4/08/2008Mrs. Capps moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
4/08/2008Considered under suspension of the rules.
4/08/2008DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 845.
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage4/08/2008On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
Presented to President4/14/2008Presented to President.
Signed4/23/2008Signed by President.
Enacted4/23/2008Became Public Law No: 110-202.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
select this voteS. Amdt. 2622Enzi, Michael [R-WY]August 1, 2007Passed by voice vote on July 31, 2007.

In the nature of a substitute.

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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$431,089
$269,015
$700,104
$0
2 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Safety of Seniors Act of 2007: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.

2 organizations supported this bill

Home Safety Council
(n.d.). Home Safety Concil; "The Home Safety Council Applauds Senate Passage and U.S. Senator Mike Enzi (R-WY)". Retrieved n.d., from .
National Council on Aging
(n.d.). National Council on Aging; "NCOA's Position: Falls - Reducing and Preventing Senior Falls"; September 2007. Retrieved n.d., from .

0 organizations opposed this bill

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$1,000$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$7,500$0Yes
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$32,150$0Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$4,000$0Yes
Bob BennettRUT$0$0Yes
Joe BidenDDE$0$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$4,000$0Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$2,449$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$18,750$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$22,850$0Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0Yes
Jim BunningRKY$0$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$10,000$0Yes
Robert ByrdDWV$3,250$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$6,000$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$18,450$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$2,080$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$19,800$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$250$0Yes
Hillary ClintonDNY$39,860$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Norm ColemanRMN$0$0Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$1,000$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$22,300$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$800$0Yes
John CornynRTX$0$0Yes
Larry CraigRID$0$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0Yes
Chris DoddDCT$22,300$0Yes
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$250$0Yes
Pete DomeniciRNM$250$0Yes
Byron DorganDND$15,500$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$11,250$0Yes
John EnsignRNV$4,000$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$12,699$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$22,300$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$250$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$11,750$0Yes
Judd GreggRNH$0$0Yes
Chuck HagelRNE$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$14,550$0Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$12,100$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$1,000$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$450$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$8,000$0Yes
Ted KennedyDMA$21,450$0Yes
John F. KerryDMA$500$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$8,500$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$2,000$0Yes
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$8,150$0Yes
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$14,500$0Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$7,000$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$5,400$0Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$20,800$0Yes
Chester Trent LottRMS$80$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$0Yes
Mel MartinezRFL$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$2,000$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$17,100$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$500$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$26,100$0Yes
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$9,000$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$24,888$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$8,999$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$5,500$0Yes
Barack ObamaDIL$9,050$0Yes
Mark L. PryorDAR$4,000$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$3,050$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$17,000$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$500$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$11,800$0Yes
Ken SalazarDCO$16,000$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$11,000$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$5,000$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$1,000$0Yes
Gordon SmithROR$8,300$0Yes
Olympia J. SnoweRME$5,000$0Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$36,800$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$12,250$0Yes
Ted StevensRAK$200$0Yes
John SununuRNH$1,750$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$7,449$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$300$0Yes
David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
George VoinovichROH$2,000$0Yes
John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$5,550$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$2,500$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$4,000$0Yes

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$1,000$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$7,500$0Yes
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$32,150$0Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$4,000$0Yes
Bob BennettRUT$0$0Yes
Joe BidenDDE$0$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$4,000$0Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$2,449$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$18,750$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$22,850$0Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0Yes
Jim BunningRKY$0$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$10,000$0Yes
Robert ByrdDWV$3,250$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$6,000$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$18,450$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$2,080$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$19,800$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$250$0Yes
Hillary ClintonDNY$39,860$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Norm ColemanRMN$0$0Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$1,000$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$22,300$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$800$0Yes
John CornynRTX$0$0Yes
Larry CraigRID$0$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0Yes
Chris DoddDCT$22,300$0Yes
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$250$0Yes
Pete DomeniciRNM$250$0Yes
Byron DorganDND$15,500$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$11,250$0Yes
John EnsignRNV$4,000$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$12,699$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$22,300$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$250$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$11,750$0Yes
Judd GreggRNH$0$0Yes
Chuck HagelRNE$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$14,550$0Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$12,100$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$1,000$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$450$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$8,000$0Yes
Ted KennedyDMA$21,450$0Yes
John F. KerryDMA$500$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$8,500$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$2,000$0Yes
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$8,150$0Yes
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$14,500$0Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$7,000$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$5,400$0Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$20,800$0Yes
Chester Trent LottRMS$80$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$0Yes
Mel MartinezRFL$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$2,000$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$17,100$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$500$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$26,100$0Yes
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$9,000$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$24,888$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$8,999$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$5,500$0Yes
Barack ObamaDIL$9,050$0Yes
Mark L. PryorDAR$4,000$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$3,050$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$17,000$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$500$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$11,800$0Yes
Ken SalazarDCO$16,000$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$11,000$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$5,000$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$1,000$0Yes
Gordon SmithROR$8,300$0Yes
Olympia J. SnoweRME$5,000$0Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$36,800$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$12,250$0Yes
Ted StevensRAK$200$0Yes
John SununuRNH$1,750$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$7,449$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$300$0Yes
David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
George VoinovichROH$2,000$0Yes
John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$5,550$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$2,500$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$4,000$0Yes

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Health & welfare policy$431,089
Elderly issues/Social Security$269,015

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
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