S.J.Res.75 - A point resolution to provide that it be the sense of Congress that a Whole House Conference on Long-Term Care be called by the President of the United States in 1976, to be planned and conducted by the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare.94th Congress (1975-1976)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Moss, Frank E. [D-UT] (Introduced 04/29/1975)|
|Committees:||Senate - Labor and Public Welfare|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/29/1975 Referred to Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.J.Res.75 — 94th Congress (1975-1976)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/29/1975)
Authorizes the President to call a White House Conference on Long-Term Care in 1976. Directs the Conference to consider methods to: (1) make long-term health care available to those who need it; (2) provide alternatives to nursing home placement; (3) improve the quality of care offered in long-term care facilities; and (4) provide for a necessary benefits structure to make long-term care a right of all Americans.
Requires that the Conference submit a final report to the President not later than one hundred and twenty days following the date on which the Conference is called.
Authorizes the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare to establish an Advisory Committee to the Conference composed of not more than twenty-eight professionals and public members.
Authorizes the appropriation of $500,000 to carry out the provisions of this joint resolution.