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SB 558: Elder Abuse Standard (2011)


Senate Bill 558 helps prevent physical abuse of elderly and dependent adults by providing stricter civil enforcement of the Elder Abuse Act. This bill allows civil cases to be enforced using a preponderance of the evidence standard, a legal standard consistent with financial abuse cases and virtually every other civil cause of action.

Text and Status

You can find the most recent text and status of SB 558 on the Legislature's Bill Information site.