House Resolution #5569 (2019)

JOINT RESOLUTION ADOPTION OF THE STATE PLAN ON ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE AND RELATED DISORDERS

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  • 2019 – H 5569
  • 2019 – H 5569 SUBSTITUTE A
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  • S T A T E O F R H O D E I S L A N D
  • IN GENERAL ASSEMBLY
  • JANUARY SESSION, A.D. 2019
  • ____________
  • J O I N T R E S O L U T I O N
  • ADOPTION OF THE STATE PLAN ON ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE AND RELATED
  • DISORDERS
  • Introduced By: Representatives Ackerman, Ucci, Marszalkowski, McNamara, and
  • Shekarchi
  • Date Introduced: February 27, 2019
  • Referred To: House Health, Education & Welfare
  • WHEREAS, Alzheimer's disease is a fatal, degenerative disease of the brain that impairs cognitive function, memory, and behavior; and
  • WHEREAS, Alzheimer's disease is not part of the normal aging process; and
  • WHEREAS, Alzheimer's disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States and the fifth leading cause of death for those over 65 years of age; and
  • WHEREAS, Alzheimer's disease is the only leading cause of death that cannot be prevented, cured, or even slowed; and
  • WHEREAS, An estimated 5.7 million people nationwide have Alzheimer's disease, including 200,000 individuals under the age of 65; and
  • WHEREAS, Rhode Island is projected to have 27,000 individuals with Alzheimer's disease by 2025; and
  • WHEREAS, This General Assembly of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations hereby affirmed the need for a state plan for Alzheimer's disease and related disorders and directed the Long-Term Care Coordinating Council to convene an Alzheimer's disease and related disorders working group (hereafter "working group"), by Joint Resolution during the January Session, A.D. 2012; and
  • WHEREAS, The working group transmitted to the Governor and to the General Assembly a state plan for Alzheimer's disease and related disorders in 2013; and
  • WHEREAS, The working group has commissioned a five year update regarding the important developments in the area of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders; now therefore be it
  • RESOLVED, That this General Assembly of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations hereby recognizes that people with Alzheimer's disease or a related disorders and their families must have all of the information and support they need and services delivered as effectively and efficiently as possible; and be it further
  • RESOLVED, That this General Assembly hereby supports the adoption and implementation of the five year update to the state plan for Alzheimer's disease and related disorders in the State of Rhode Island as developed by the working group; and be it further
  • RESOLVED, That this General Assembly hereby supports the adoption of the five year update to the state plan for Alzheimer's disease and related disorders in the State of Rhode Island as developed by the working group; and be it further
  • RESOLVED, That the Secretary of State be and hereby is authorized and directed to transmit a duly certified copy of this resolution to the Honorable Gina Raimondo, Governor of the State of Rhode Island.
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Votes

NOTE: Electronic voting records are unofficial and may not be accurate. For an official vote tally, check the House or Senate Journal from the day of the vote.

Floor vote for PASSAGE

June 12, 2019 at 4:51pm
Yeas: 67 / Nays: 0 / Not voting: 1 / Recused: 0
Legislator Vote
Rep. Abney Y
Rep. Ackerman Y
Rep. Ajello Y
Rep. Almeida Y
Rep. Alzate Y
Rep. Amore Y
Rep. Azzinaro Y
Rep. Barros Y
Rep. Bennett Y
Rep. Blazejewski Y
Rep. Caldwell Y
Rep. Canario Y
Rep. Carson Y
Rep. Casey Y
Rep. Casimiro Y
Rep. Cassar Y
Rep. Chippendale Y
Rep. Cortvriend Y
Rep. Corvese Y
Rep. Costantino Y
Rep. Craven Y
Rep. Diaz Y
Rep. Donovan Y
Rep. Edwards Y
Rep. Fellela Y
Rep. Filippi Y
Rep. Fogarty Y
Rep. Handy Y
Rep. Hawkins Y
Rep. Hull Y
Rep. Jackson Y
Rep. Jacquard Y
Rep. Johnston Y
Rep. Kazarian Y
Rep. Kennedy Y
Rep. Kislak Y
Rep. Knight Y
Rep. Lima Y
Rep. Lombardi Y
Rep. Lyle Y
Rep. Maldonado Y
Rep. Marszalkowski Y
Rep. Mattiello Y
Rep. McEntee Y
Rep. McKiernan NV
Rep. McLaughlin Y
Rep. McNamara Y
Rep. Mendez Y
Rep. Messier Y
Rep. Millea Y
Rep. Morin Y
Rep. Nardone Y
Rep. Newberry Y
Rep. Noret Y
Rep. O'Brien Y
Rep. Phillips Y
Rep. Place Y
Rep. Price Y
Rep. Quattrocchi Y
Rep. Ranglin-Vassell Y
Rep. Roberts Y
Rep. Ruggiero Y
Rep. Serodio Y
Rep. Serpa Y
Rep. Shanley Y
Rep. Shekarchi Y
Rep. Slater Y
Rep. Solomon Y