42 U.S. Code § 3058aa–1 - Grants to promote comprehensive State elder justice systems
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Grants to promote comprehensive State elder justice systems
(a) Purpose and authority
(b) Comprehensive elder justice system definedIn this section, the term “comprehensive elder justice system” means an integrated, multidisciplinary, and collaborative system for preventing, detecting, and addressing elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation in a manner that—
provides for widespread, convenient public access to the range of available elder justice information, programs, and services;
provides a uniform method for the standardization, collection, management, analysis, and reporting of data; and
provides such other elements as the Assistant Secretary determines appropriate.
(d) Amount of grants
(e) Use of funds
(1) In generalA State that receives a grant under this section shall use funds made available through such grant to promote the development and implementation of a comprehensive elder justice system by—
facilitating and supporting the development of a management information system and standard data elements;
providing for appropriate education (including educating the public about the range of available elder justice information, programs, and services), training, and technical assistance; and
taking such other steps as the Assistant Secretary determines appropriate.
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