Rep. Gibson Introduces Lyme Bill in House

WASHINGTON, DC: 2/5/15: Congressman Chris Gibson (NY-19) has re-introduced legislation, Bill HR 789, that prioritizes federal research on Lyme and related diseases, which are on the rise in Upstate New York and across the country.

The Tick-borne Disease Research Transparency and Accountability Act, HR 789, a bill authored by Congressman Gibson, also creates a working group that includes patients, advocates, and physicians to enhance cooperation among federal agencies seeking improved treatment, detection, and prevention. HR 789 is now in the Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee.

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