H.R. 1262 (109th): Ronald Reagan Alzheimer’s Breakthrough Act of 2005


Mar 10, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 10, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Christopher “Chris” Smith

Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 10, 2005
Length: 30 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Public Health Service Act to fund breakthroughs in Alzheimer's disease research while providing more help to caregivers and increasing public education about prevention.

Summary (CRS)

3/10/2005--Introduced.Ronald Reagan Alzheimer's Breakthrough Act of 2005 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to make Alzheimer's disease research a priority within the National Institute on Aging. Requires the Director ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 10, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1262”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


63 cosponsors (49D, 14R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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