Welcome to the federal section

Federal Legislation
This section contains progress the "Lyme & Tick-Borne Diseases Prevention, Education and Research Act of 2009" (HR1179/S1352) made in Congress during it’s two year bill session which ended December 2010. In addition, it contains information on the 2010 Labor HHS Appropriations bill signed into law which contains language on Lyme disease and monies for research seeking a definitive test. It also contains alerts and updates which have been sent out, how you can help and some media releases on legislation.