MO House Votes To Protect Seniors From Abuse
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s elder abuse law could soon be expanded to protect older citizens from financial exploitation.
The House voted 147-2 in favor of legislation that makes it a crime for those with authority over an elderly person to take advantage of that person’s state of mind for financial gain.
The Senate had already approved the bill. It now goes to the Governor for his signature.
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