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H.R. 1873 (116th): Improving HOPE for Alzheimer’s

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To provide outreach and reporting on comprehensive Alzheimer's disease care planning services furnished under the Medicare program.

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Sponsor and status

Paul Tonko

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 20th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 26, 2019
Length: 4 pages
Mar 26, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 26, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


244 Cosponsors (164 Democrats, 80 Republicans)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Tonko Introduces Bill to Bolster Alzheimers Care Planning
    — Rep. Paul Tonko [D-NY20] (Sponsor) on Mar 27, 2019

Guthrie Introduces Alzheimers Bill
    — Rep. Brett Guthrie [R-KY2] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 27, 2019

LaMalfa Pushes for Responsible Forest Management at Lake Tahoe Forestry Tour
    — Rep. Doug LaMalfa [R-CA1] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 16, 2019

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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 network of advocates, thank you for your continued leadership on issues and legislation important to Americans living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias, and to their caregivers. ...


Mar 26, 2019

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H.R. 1873 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1873. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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