H.R. 4689 (111th): National Alzheimer’s Project Act

Introduced:
Feb 25, 2010 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee) in a previous session of Congress
See Instead:

S. 3036 (same title)
Signed by the President — Jan 04, 2011

This bill was introduced on February 25, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced
Feb 25, 2010
 
Sponsor
Edward “Ed” Markey
Representative for Massachusetts's 7th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Feb 25, 2010
Length
6 pages
Related Bills
S. 3036 (identical)

Signed by the President
Jan 04, 2011

S. 1555 (Related)
Office of the National Alzheimer’s Project Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 31, 2009

 
Full Title

To establish the Office of the National Alzheimer's Project.

Summary

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Cosponsors
111 cosponsors (86D, 25R) (show)
Committees

House Energy and Commerce

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2/25/2010--Introduced.
National Alzheimer's Project Act - Establishes in the Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) the Office of the National Alzheimer's Project to:
(1) accelerate the development of treatments that would prevent, halt, or reverse the course of Alzheimer's;
(2) create and maintain an integrated national plan to overcome Alzheimer's;
(3) help to coordinate the health care and treatment of citizens with Alzheimer's;
(4) ensure the inclusion of ethnic and racial populations that are at higher risk for Alzheimer's or that are least likely to receive care in clinical, research, and service efforts with the purpose of decreasing health disparities;
(5) coordinate with international bodies to integrate and inform the fight against Alzheimer's globally; and
(6) provide information and coordination of Alzheimer's research and services across all federal agencies.
Sets forth the duties of the Director of the Office, including to use discretionary authority to evaluate all federal programs concerning Alzheimer's.
Establishes in the Office an Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research and Treatment.

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