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SB-1292 Alzheimer’s disease.(2017-2018)

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Date Published: 09/24/2018 09:00 PM
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Senate Bill No. 1292
CHAPTER 737

An act to add and repeal Section 125283 of the Health and Safety Code, relating to Alzheimer’s disease.

[ Approved by Governor  September 23, 2018. Filed with Secretary of State  September 23, 2018. ]

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 1292, Hueso. Alzheimer’s disease.
Existing law requires the State Department of Public Health to provide public and professional education on Alzheimer’s disease to educate consumers, caregivers, and health care providers, and to increase public awareness.
This bill would require the Center for Healthy Communities, within the department, on or before January 1, 2021, to update the 2009 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures in California: Current Status and Future Projections to quantify the burden of Alzheimer’s disease on at-risk and underrepresented populations, including African Americans, Asian-Pacific Islanders, Latinos, Hispanics, and women. The bill would repeal these provisions on January 1, 2025.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 125283 is added to the Health and Safety Code, to read:

125283.
 (a) The Center for Healthy Communities, within the State Department of Public Health, shall, on or before January 1, 2021, update the 2009 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures in California: Current Status and Future Projections to quantify the burden of Alzheimer’s disease on at-risk and underrepresented populations, including African Americans, Asian-Pacific Islanders, Latinos, Hispanics, and women.
(b) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2025, and as of that date is repealed.