Senator Joey Hensley, MD: Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review
September 23, 2021
Safe Senior Act to take effect October 1 helps protect elderly and vulnerable adults
Most laws enacted by the General Assembly have July 1, January 1 enactment dates or become law upon the governor’s signature. Occasionally, another date is set by legislation and that is the case with an important law passed this year to protect elderly and vulnerable Tennesseans. The Safe Seniors Act of 2021, which will go into effect on October 1, was passed this year to assist law enforcement and prosecutors in taking dangerous individuals who abuse elderly and vulnerab...