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S. 901: Younger Onset Alzheimer’s Disease Act

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A bill to amend the Older Americans Act of 1965 to support individuals with younger onset Alzheimer's disease.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Susan Collins

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Maine. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 27, 2019
Length: 3 pages
Introduced:

Mar 27, 2019

Status:

Introduced on Mar 27, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 27, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

46% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

What stakeholders are saying

Alzheimer's Impact Movement: The Younger-Onset Alzheimer's Disease Act (S.901/H.R.1903) would allow individuals diagnosed with Younger-Onset Alzheimer's Disease under 60 years of age to be eligible to access programs in the Older Americans Act, including nutritional programs and respite to family caregivers.

History

Mar 27, 2019
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

If this bill has further action, the following steps may occur next:
 
Passed Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 901 is 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.

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