Read below or Click here for Dr. Robert Bransfield’s Speech – Pennsylvania HB629 Rally I am a psychiatrist in New Jersey who has treated thousands of Lyme patients in the past 30 years and many have come from Pennsylvania. I am here to support passage of Pennsylvania HB629. Our greatest resource is our human capability and productivity and that is being jeopardized by an epidemic of inadequately diagnosed and inadequately treated tickborne diseases in children and adults.
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NH, ME, OR, CT: A number of states have recently introduced various Lyme legislation and LDA has submitted testimony to legislative Committees in New Hampshire, Maine, Oregon, and Connecticut in the past 2 months. In New Hampshire, the bill HB0363 which authorizes legislature to declare May Lyme Disease Awareness Month and requires link on state […]
Lyme Bills, Laws, Policies, Memos, Resolutions, Hearings by state & year with status listed. The LDA has compiled the data in this table on bills, laws, resolutions, hearings over time in various states across the US. The status of each item indicates what action was taken by the governing body, for example, the bill was […]
The Lyme Disease Association (LDA) has been working to trying to stop the spread of Lyme disease and find a cure for chronic Lyme disease for almost two decades. LDA has worked on educating multi state officials from legislators to governors to health departments. LDA has also worked with county and local officials who often […]
STATE LEGISLATION IN THE LYMELIGHT By: Pat Smith, President, Lyme Disease Association, Inc. Lorraine Johnson, Executive Director, California Lyme Disease Association Passing legislation to combat problems associated with Lyme disease can help correct some of the problems Lyme patients face, or it can exacerbate the very problems that it is intended to address. This article […]