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LDA Announces Lyme Disease Language in US Senate Appropriations Committee

The Lyme Disease Association (LDA), Time for Lyme (TFL), and the California Lyme Disease Association (CALDA) are pleased to announce that on July 30, 2009, the Senate Appropriations Committee reported out language on Lyme disease contained in the Fiscal Year 2010 Labor, Health & Human Services, Education Appropriations bill. Senators Chris Dodd (CT) and Tom Harkin (IA), Labor HHS Subcommittee Chair, were instrumental in passage of the language through the committee. It will now be brought before the full Senate. The full House already passed Lyme language on July 24. Click for language & details.