S.Res.303 - A resolution declaring that achieving the primary goal of the National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease of the Department of Health and Human Services to prevent and effectively treat Alzheimer's disease by 2025 is an urgent national priority.113th Congress (2013-2014)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME] (Introduced 11/20/2013)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||11/20/2013 Referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (text of measure as introduced: CR S8365-8366) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.303 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (11/20/2013)
Expresses the Senate's commitment to strengthening the quality of care and expanding support for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias and family caregivers.
Declares that: (1) achieving the primary goal of the National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease to prevent and effectively treat Alzheimer's by 2025 is an urgent national priority, and (2) bold action and dramatic increases in funding are necessary to meet that goal.
Calls for: (1) doubling the funding for Alzheimer's research in FY2015; and (2) developing a plan for FY2016-FY2019 to meet the target of the Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services for the United States to spend $2 billion each year on Alzheimer's research.