H.R.2976 - Missing Alzheimer's Disease Patient Alert Program Reauthorization Act of 2013113th Congress (2013-2014)
Summary: H.R.2976 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)
Introduced in House (08/01/2013)
Missing Alzheimer's Disease Patient Alert Program Reauthorization Act of 2013 - Amends the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 to revise provisions concerning the Missing Alzheimer's Disease Patient Alert Program to direct the Attorney General: (1) through the Bureau of Justice Assistance and in consultation with the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), to award competitive grants to nonprofit organizations to assist in paying for the costs of planning, designing, establishing, and operating locally based, proactive programs to protect and locate missing patients with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias; and (2) in awarding grants, to give preference to national nonprofit organizations that have experience working with patients with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias and their families.
Authorizes appropriations for such grants for FY2014-FY2018.