Lyme Bill Introduced in the Senate

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The Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease Prevention, Education, and Research Act of 2015 Sponsored by Sen. Richard Blumenthal (CT) was introduced 6/4/2015 and has 9 cosponsors in the Senate. Bill text

The bill provides for enhanced Federal efforts concerning the prevention, education, treatment, and research activities related to Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases, including the establishment of a Tick-Borne Diseases Advisory Committee. There is a related bill in the House HR 665 introduced by Congressman Chris Smith (NJ).

 

Click here for Congressman Chris Smith’s press release