S. 898 (110th): Alzheimer’s Breakthrough Act of 2007


Mar 15, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 25, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Barbara Mikulski

Senator from Maryland



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Last Updated: Aug 3, 2007
Length: 44 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill 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)

8/3/2007--Reported to Senate amended.Alzheimer's Breakthrough Act of 2007 - TitleI - Increasing the Federal Commitment to Alzheimer's ResearchSection101 - Authorizes appropriations for research on Alzheimer's disease, cognitive health, and related ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 15, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 25, 2007
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 898”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


30 cosponsors (21D, 7R, 2I) (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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