Alabama elder abuse penalties http://apr.org en Alabama Legislature Targets Elder Abuse http://apr.org/post/alabama-legislature-targets-elder-abuse <p>The Alabama Legislature is making it easier to prosecute people who abuse, neglect or financially exploit senior citizens.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The House and Senate passed different versions of the bill earlier in the Senate and then agreed on the same version on Monday night shortly before the 2013 legislative session ended.<br> Tue, 21 May 2013 12:39:01 +0000 The Associated Press 30799 at http://apr.org Alabama Legislature Targets Elder Abuse Ala. Legislators Offer Bills To Curb Elder Abuse http://apr.org/post/ala-legislators-offer-bills-curb-elder-abuse <P>Two bills proposed for the legislative session starting Feb. 5 will provide additional criminal penalties for the abuse, neglect and financial exploitation of older citizens.</P> <P>Two Republican legislators, Sen. Cam Ward of Alabaster and Rep. Paul DeMarco of Homewood, announced the legislation Monday in Shelby County along with the state director of Senior Services, Neal Morrison. Mon, 10 Dec 2012 22:53:01 +0000 Ryan Vasquez 21787 at http://apr.org Ala. Legislators Offer Bills To Curb Elder Abuse Ala. Legislators Plan Bill to Curb Elder Abuse http://apr.org/post/ala-legislators-plan-bill-curb-elder-abuse <p>Two Republican legislators are planning to push legislation in the upcoming session to prevent elder abuse and increase the penalties for offenders.</p><p>Sen. Cam Ward of Alabaster and Rep. Paul DeMarco of Homewood plan to announce the legislation Monday afternoon, along with the state's director of Senior Services, Neal Morrison. . The event will be at the Heardmont Senior Center in Shelby County.</p> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 17:43:57 +0000 The Associated Press 21772 at http://apr.org Ala. Legislators Plan Bill to Curb Elder Abuse