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S. B. No. 38  As Reported by the Senate State and Local Government and Veterans Affairs Committee
As Reported by the Senate State and Local Government and Veterans Affairs Committee

129th General Assembly
Regular Session
2011-2012
S. B. No. 38


Senator Hughes 

Cosponsors: Senators Brown, Jones, Kearney, Manning, Schaffer, Seitz, Smith, Stewart, Tavares, Turner 



A BILL
To enact section 5.2266 of the Revised Code to designate May as "ALS Awareness Month."

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF OHIO:
Section 1. That section 5.2266 of the Revised Code be enacted to read as follows:
Sec. 5.2266. (A) Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord causing progressive muscle weakness and paralysis, and eventually death, while the patient's mental capacity and awareness of the disease remain unaffected. Because there is no known cause, prevention, or cure for this devastating disease, the general assembly finds that it is vitally important that the month of May be designated as "ALS Awareness Month."
(B) The month of May therefore is designated as "ALS Awareness Month" to increase public awareness and understanding of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a disease that is commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, and to encourage efforts in finding treatments and a cure for ALS.
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