S. 1492 (111th): Alzheimer’s Breakthrough Act of 2009


Jul 22, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 22, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Barbara Mikulski

Senator from Maryland



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Last Updated: Jul 22, 2009
Length: 22 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)

7/22/2009--Introduced.Alzheimer's Breakthrough Act of 2009 - Authorizes appropriations for conducting and supporting research on Alzheimer's disease in FY2010-FY2014.Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Director of the National ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 22, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1492”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


45 cosponsors (39D, 4R, 2I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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S. 898 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 25, 2007

H.R. 3286 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 22, 2009

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