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NJ 2009-2010 Legislative Efforts

Neuroendocrine immune disorders
AR 122/SR133 New resolution, SR-20, introduced without the words “Lyme disease” in it in 2010
Initiated by chronic fatigue advocates
Asked NJ legislature to memorialize formation of NEI Center that includes Gulf War Syndrome, multiple chemical sensitivity, chronic fatigue syndrome, & Lyme disease
LDA and most other Lyme groups opposed the Resolution
Lyme not autoimmune disease but has specific bacterial cause
Motion did not come up for vote in Senate
Failed
Passed the Senate in June 2010

Bill is now Dead