H.Res.364 - Supporting the goals and ideals of "World Alzheimer's Month".113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Fattah, Chaka [D-PA-2] (Introduced 09/27/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||10/03/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.|
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Introduced in House (09/27/2013)
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[Congressional Bills 113th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H. Res. 364 Introduced in House (IH)] 113th CONGRESS 1st Session H. RES. 364 Supporting the goals and ideals of ``World Alzheimer's Month''. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES September 27, 2013 Mr. Fattah submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce _______________________________________________________________________ RESOLUTION Supporting the goals and ideals of ``World Alzheimer's Month''. Whereas Alzheimer's is a progressive neurological disease that impairs an individual's memory, cognitive abilities, and behavior; Whereas Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia; Whereas approximately 35,600,000 individuals cope with dementia worldwide, with more than 5,000,000 living with Alzheimer's in the United States; Whereas neurological research continues to lead to advances in the treatment and diagnosis of Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia; and Whereas ``World Alzheimer's Month'' is recognized in September and serves to increase awareness about the disease, its impact on the lives of those affected by it, and the efforts of those seeking to cure Alzheimer's: Now, therefore, be it Resolved, That the House of Representatives-- (1) supports the goals and ideals of ``World Alzheimer's Month''; (2) acknowledges the impact Alzheimer's has on the lives of individuals worldwide and in the United States; and (3) acknowledges the progress and improvements neurological research has made in the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. <all>