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HB 5103 — Alzheimer’s Disease Research

by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee and Rep. Hudson (SB 2510 by Appropriations Committee)

This summary is provided for information only and does not represent the opinion of any Senator, Senate Officer, or Senate Office.

Prepared by: Appropriations Committee (AP)

This bill (Chapter 2016-25, L.O.F.) conforms statutes to the funding decisions included to the General Appropriations Act, HB 5001, for Fiscal Year 2016-2017.

The bill amends s. 381.82, F.S., allowing the Ed and Ethel Moore Alzheimer’s Disease Research Program to carry forward appropriations from the General Revenue Fund up to five years after an appropriation’s effective date, if the appropriation is obligated by June 30 of the fiscal year for which the funds were appropriated.

The General Appropriations Act provides a $5 million recurring general revenue appropriation for the Ed and Ethel Moore Alzheimer’s Disease Research Program.

These provisions were approved by the Governor and take effect on July 1, 2016.

Vote: Senate 40-0; House 113-0