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HB 491: Alzheimer's Disease

GENERAL BILL by Schwartz

Alzheimer's Disease; Directs DEA to develop & implement public education program relating to screening for Alzheimer's disease within existing resources of department; provides criteria for awarding grants; provides that implementation of memory-impairment screening grant program is contingent upon appropriation of state funds or availability of private resources; specifies types of facilities where employee or direct caregiver providing care for persons with Alzheimer's disease may begin employment without repeating certain training requirements, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 House - Died in Health and Human Services Access Subcommittee
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/25/2011 House • Filed
2/7/2011 House • Referred to HHS Access Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 47
3/8/2011 House • Introduced -HJ 47
5/7/2011 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Health and Human Services Access Subcommittee