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SB 586: Alzheimer's Disease


Alzheimer's Disease; Directs the Department of Elderly Affairs to develop and implement a public education program relating to screening for Alzheimer's disease. Provides that implementation of the memory-impairment screening grant program is contingent upon an appropriation of state funds or the availability of private resources. Specifies the types of facilities where an 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 Senate - Died in Budget
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/25/2011 Senate • Filed
2/9/2011 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Budget -SJ 50
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 50
3/9/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 03/14/11, 1:00 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
3/14/2011 Senate • Favorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 4 NAYS 0 -SJ 226
3/15/2011 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 226
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Budget