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H.R. 4256 (115th): BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act

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To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize the expansion of activities related to Alzheimer's disease, cognitive decline, and brain health under the Alzheimer's Disease and Healthy Aging Program, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Brett Guthrie

Sponsor. Representative for Kentucky's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 6, 2017
Length: 17 pages
Nov 6, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
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255 Cosponsors (143 Democrats, 112 Republicans)

See Instead

S. 2076 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Dec 31, 2018


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Guthrie Introduces Legislation to Combat Alzheimer's Disease
    — Rep. Brett Guthrie [R-KY2] (Sponsor) on Nov 7, 2017

<span class='\"kicker\"'>On World Alzheimers Day</span>Smith Calls for Commitment to Fight Alzheimers on Global Level
    — Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 21, 2018

Tonko Releases 2017 Legislative Scorecard
    — Rep. Paul Tonko [D-NY20] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 22, 2017

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What stakeholders are saying

Alzheimer's Impact Movement On behalf of the Alzheimer’s Association and the Alzheimer’s Impact Movement (AIM), including our nationwide networks of advocates, thank you for your continued leadership on issues and legislation important to Americans with Alzheimer’s and other dementias, and to their caregivers. The ...


Nov 6, 2017

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H.R. 4256 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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