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  • Summary date: May 3 2023 - View Summary

    House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following change.

    Deletes language that appropriates funds to the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Aging and Adult Services. Makes conforming changes to the long title.

  • Summary date: Apr 21 2023 - View Summary

    Amends GS 143B-181.1, retitling the Division of Aging to the Division of Aging and Adult Services (Division). Directs the Division to address related dementias alongside Alzheimer's disease. Gives the strategic State plan for addressing Alzheimer's disease and related dementias the title Dementia-Capable North Carolina State Plan. By January 1, 2025, and every four years thereafter, the Division must update and submit the plan to the General Assembly. Makes conforming changes to the items that must be addressed in the plan.

    Appropriates $5,000 for 2023-24 and $5,000 for 2024-25 from the General Fund to the Division to offset the Division's costs in updating the Dementia-Capable North Carolina State Plan by January 1, 2025. Effective July 1, 2023.

    Enacts new GS 143B-181.2A requiring the Secretary of Health and Human Services to appoint a Coordinator for the Dementia-Capable North Carolina State Plan. In addition to the powers and duties delegated to the Dementia Services Coordinator by the Secretary, requires the coordinator to oversee development, periodic updating, and implementation of the Dementia-Capable State Plan.

    Requires the Revisor of Statutes to replace "Division of Aging" with "Division of Aging and Adult Services" throughout the General Statutes.