Politics of Lyme Disease

Federal and State Bills on Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is a serious bacterial infection caused by a tick bite and affects humans and animals.

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Federal Bills on Lyme Disease

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The Bills - Senate and House of Representatives
Press Releases for Lyme Disease Bills, etc.
News Articles

State Bills on Lyme Disease

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Politics of Lyme Disease - Federal and State Bills

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THOMAS -- U.S. Congress on the Internet

U.S. Senate
U.S. Senate - Search
U.S. Senate - Contact your Senator

United States House of Representatives - 106th Congress
U.S. House of Representatives - Search Results for Lyme AND disease, 38 found on 9 Feb 2000
Write Your Representative - Lookup Representative

The Bills - Senate and House of Representatives, and Others

Lyme and Infectious Disease Information and Fairness in Treatment (LIFT) Act, Senate Bill, S. 969
Lyme and Infectious Disease Information and Fairness in Treatment (LIFT) Act, House Bill, H.R. 2118

Lyme Disease Initiative of 2001, House Bill, H. R. 1254

Seniors Lyme Disease Prevention Act of 2000, House Bill, H. R. 5050

Lyme Disease Initiative of 1999, Senate Bill, S.1905
Lyme Disease Initiative of 1999, House Bill, H.R.2790

Lyme Disease Initiative of 1998, Senate Bill, S.2034
Lyme Disease Initiative of 1998, House Bill, H.R.3795

Agricultural Research, Extension, and Education Reauthorization Act of 1997, Senate Bill, S.1150
Agricultural Research, Extension, and Education Reauthorization Act of 1997, House Bill, H.R.2534

Department of Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1999, Senate Bill, S.2060 [RFH]
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1999, House Bill, H.R.3616 [ENR]
Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 1999, House Bill, H.R.4103 [EAS]

Press Releases for Lyme Disease Bills, etc.

Senate:

Santorum Introduces Legislation To Increase Funding For Lyme Disease Research, Nov 10, 1999
Highlights of Legislative Session for Connecticut, Senators Lieberman and Dodd, October 9, 1998
Chafee Sponsored Amendment Increasing Funding for LD Research is Approved ..., 3 Aug 98
Amendment Increasing Funding for Lyme Disease Research is Added to Defense Bill, 25 Jun 98
Chafee Calls Progress Toward LD Vaccine a Major Step Forward ..., 29 May 98

House:

Representative Christopher H. Smith - (NJ04) - Fighting for a Cure to Lyme, August 9, 1999
Sue Kelly: 106th Cong. Caucuses, Congressional Lyme Disease Advisory Committee (chair)
About Congresswoman Slaughter, Congressional Advisory Committee on Lyme Disease, NY
Smith Introduces Bill To Fight Lyme Disease, May 5, 1998
Congressman Joe Pitts - PA, Pitts Announces Chester County HHS Grant , March 4, 1998
Opening Statement, Government Reform and Oversight Committee, Hon. Berkley Bedell, 4 Feb 98
Stomping Out Lyme Disease, US Rep. Jo Ann Emerson, Missouri's 8th District, June 5, 1997

News Articles

Senators seek $125M for under-treated Lyme disease, The News-Times Local News, 17 Nov 99
Senators seek $125M for under-treated Lyme disease 11.99
Lyme Disease Initiative of 1999, Lyme Disease Association of New Jersey Press Release
The Access to Medical Treatment Act - by B. Bedell and Lyme disease, S-1035/HR-2019, 1996



State Bills on Lyme Disease

State and Local Government on the Net [Piper Resources]


Alabama

Alabama Legislature!
Alabama Legislative Information (ALIS) Home Page
Alabama ALIS Keyword Search Form
Alabama ALIS Keyword Search results for lyme - 0 on 24 May 00

Alaska

Alaska State Legislature
AK Legislative Single Query Request Page
AK Legislative Single Query Response Page for lyme - 0 on 12 Apr 01

Arizona

Arizona Legislative Information System
Arizona Legislature - Bill Search for lyme - 0 on 27 Mar 01

Arkansas

Arkansas General Assembly
Arkansas First Extraordinary Session of the 82nd Assembly Bills and Resolutions
Arkansas Bill Text Query
Arkansas search results for lyme - 0 on 27 May 00

California

California - Your Legislature
California: Search Bills - search for lyme - 2 on 23 May 00
California: SB 1115 - Lyme Disease Advisory Committee and Information Service.

Colorado

Colorado General Assembly - Home Page
Colorado bill search form
Colorado search results for all bills - 0 on 29 Mar 01

Connecticut

Connecticut General Assembly - Legislative Government in Connecticut
Connecticut General Assembly Text Search 2001-1988 [Search lots of areas for Lyme disease]

CT General Assembly Search Results for '"LD" OR burgdorferi' -39 on 21 Mar 01 [sorted by date]

Proposed Bill No. 5696 - An Act Establishing A Task Force To Study Lyme Disease [Jan 01]
H.B. No. 5696 Bill History - An Act Establishing A Task Force To Study Lyme Disease

Proposed Bill No. 5222 - An Act Establishing a Lyme Disease Awareness Council [Jan 01]
H.B. No. 5222 Bill History - An Act Establishing a Lyme Disease Awareness Council

Public Act No. 99-2 for House Bill No. 7501 - June Special Session
Public Act No. 99-284 for SHB No. 7032 - An Act Concerning Managed Care Accountability.
Treatment of Lyme Disease, Bulletin HC-55 - CT Insurance Department
Public Hearing on Lyme Disease, Attorney General and Connecticut Insurance Department

CT House Democrats - Search Results for '"Lyme disease" OR burgdorferi' - 6 on 21 Mar 01
CT House Republicans - Search Results for '"Lyme disease" OR burgdorferi' - 3 on 21 Mar 01

CT Senate Democrats - Search Results for '"Lyme disease" OR burgdorferi' - 4 on 21 Mar 01
CT Senate Republicans - Search Results for '"Lyme disease" OR burgdorferi' - 1 on 21 Mar 01

Delaware

Delaware General Assembly
Delaware Full Text Search for lyme - 2 on 23 May 00

Florida

Florida Legislature
Florida Search Bill Text - search for lyme - 0 on 24 May 00

Georgia

Georgia General Assembly
Georgia House of Representatives - Clerk of the House
Georgia Legislative Search
Georgia Keyword Search for lyme - 0 on 2 Mar 01

Hawaii

Hawaii State Legislature
Hawaii Bill Search
Hawaii Bill Search Results - 0 on 13 Apr 01

Idaho

Idaho Legislature
Idaho Legislative Tracking - 2000 - Search form
Idaho Statutes and Constitution Search Results List for lyme - 0 on 9 Apr 01

Illinois

Illinois -- Legislature
Illinois General Assembly
Illinois Search 91st General Assembly legislation
Illinois bill search results for lyme - 16 on 21 Feb 01
Illinois 92nd General Assembly Legislation Table of Contents
Search 92nd General Assembly legislation for lyme - 0 on 21 Feb 01

Public Act 91-0745 of the 91st General Assembly - AN ACT concerning Lyme disease.

Summary of SB1510 - LYME DISEASE-DPH STUDY
SB1510 91st General Assembly - AN ACT concerning lyme disease.
Status of SB1510

Summary of HB0128
HB0128 91st General Assembly - AN ACT concerning the treatment of Lyme disease
Status of HB0128

Summary of SB0107
SB0107 91st General Assembly - AN ACT concerning the treatment of Lyme disease
Status of SB0107

Summary of SR0156
SR0156 91st General Assembly - honoring of Willy Burgdorfer, PhD, MD (hon)
Status of SR0156

Summary of SR0132 - Lyme Disease Awareness Month and honors Willy Burgdorfer
SR0132 91st General Assembly - honoring of Willy Burgdorfer, PhD, MD (hon)
Status of SR0132

Indiana

Indiana General Assembly
Indiana Session Information
Indiana Session Information - Bills
Indiana SEARCH'97 Information Server V3.0 - Power Results for lyme - 0 on 24 May 00

Iowa

Iowa General Assembly
Iowa Session
Iowa UdmSearch:
Iowa UdmSearch results for lyme - 0 on 24 May 00

Kansas

Kansas Legislative Services Home Page
Kansas Legislative Services: Search Full Text of Bills for lyme - 0 on 25 May 00

Kentucky

Kentucky Legislature Home Page
Kentucky Legislative - search Legislative Record-2000 for lyme - 0 on 25 May 00

Louisiana

Louisiana State Legislature with Search
Louisiana 2000 Regular Session - search bill summary results for lyme - 0 on 6 Apr 01

Maine

Maine Legislature
Maine Bill Search - 0 on 23 May 00

Maryland

Maryland General Assembly Home Page
Maryland General Assembly Search for lyme for 2000 - 4 on 23 May 00

Massachusetts

Massachusetts - The General Court
Massachusetts - Legislature Search Results for "lyme disease" - 13 on 23 May 00

Michigan

Michigan Legislature
Michigan Legislative Document Full-Text Search for lyme - 10 (text documents) on 27 May 00

Minnesota

Minnesota Legislative Information Service Search
Minnesota Legislative Information Service Search Results for lyme AND disease - 39 on 23May00

Mississippi

Mississippi State Legislature

Missouri

Missouri General Assembly
Missouri 2000 House and Senate Joint Bill Tracking
Missouri House and Senate Joint Bill Tracking Keyword Search
Missouri WebFind Results for lyme - 0 on 27 May 00

Montana

Montana Legislative Branch home page - Search for lyme - 0 on 27 May 00

Nebraska

Nebraska Unicameral
Nebraska Unicameral -- Bills and Other Legislative Documents
Nebraska State Legislative Document Content Search Form
Nebraska bill search results for lyme - 0 on 30 Mar 01

Nevada

Nevada State Legislature Home Page
Nevada Legislative Search
71st Session Bill Text Search Form
Nevada bill search results for lyme - 1 on 31 Mar 01
AB472

New Hampshire

New Hampshire General Court
New Hampshire Bill Status Query on a Title - search for lyme - 0 on 23 May 00

New Jersey

New Jersey Legislature Home Page
New Jersey Legislature - 2000-01 Bill Search
New Jersey, Search Results for Lyme disease Bills FY 2000-2001, 6 on 8 Mar 01
New Jersey, Search Results for Lyme disease Bills FY 1998-1999, 9 on 8 Mar 01

New Mexico

New Mexico Legislature: Home Page
New Mexico Legislature: Bill Finder - search for lyme - 0 on 28 Mar 01

New York

New York State Assembly
New York State Bill Search
New York State Bill Search for lyme - 7 on 26 Apr 01

North Carolina

North Carolina General Assembly - Home Page
North Carolina General Assembly - Search
North Carolina General Assembly 2001-2002 Session Bill Search Results - lyme - 0 on 24 Feb 01
North Carolina General Assembly 1999-2000 Session Bill Search Results - lyme - 0 on 24 Feb 01
North Carolina General Assembly 1997-1998 Session Bill Search Results - lyme - 0 on 24 Feb 01

North Dakota

North Dakota Legislative Branch
North Dakota Search for lyme - 0 on 6 Apr 01

Ohio

Ohio Legislature
Ohio General Assembly - Search
Ohio Laws, Acts, and Legislation Search Results for lyme AND disease - 0 on 24 May 00

Oklahoma

Oklahoma Legislative Service Bureau
Oklahoma Search form
Oklahoma Search results for lyme - 0 on 27 May 00

Oregon

Oregon State Legislature
Oregon Search
Oregon Search Results for lyme - 0 on 23 May 00

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania - Electronic Bill Room - search for lyme disease - 4 on 23 May 00

Rhode Island

Rhode Island General Assembly Website - Search
Rhode Island: Results for the query - lyme AND disease - 2 on 23 May 00
Rhode Island: H 5660 - Lyme disease vaccination -- Coverage mandatory

South Carolina

South Carolina General Assembly by Legislative Information Systems
South Carolina General Assembly - Legislative Information Systems - Search
South Carolina - Legislative Information Systems Search results for lyme - 0 on 24 May 00

South Dakota

South Dakota Legislative Research Council
South Dakota 75th Legislative Session
South Dakota Search 2000 Session Laws, manual, 0 on 7 Apr 01

Tennessee

Tennessee General Assembly Site Map
Tennessee Legislative Search Page
Tennessee Search Results for lyme - 0 on 26 Feb 01

Texas

Texas Legislature Online
Texas Legislature Online - Bill Search
Texas Legislature Online - Text Search - 4 on 24 May 00

Utah

Utah Legislature -- Welcome
State of Utah Web Site Search for Legislative Bills, manual, 0 on 10 Apr 01

Vermont

Vermont Legislature
Vermont: Search the Legislative Bills
Vermont: Search results for lyme AND disease - 1 of 2 on 22 May 00
Vermont: H.759 - Insurance; health insurance; access to laboratory testing

Virginia

Virginia General Assembly
Virginia Legislature - Introduction (Home)
Virginia - Bill Tracking - 2000 Session - 0 on 22 May 00
Virginia - Bill Tracking - 1999 Session - manual search for lyme - 3 on 19 Aug 00

Washington

Washington State Legislature
Washington State Legislature - Search for lyme - 9 [no bills] on 7 Mar 01

West Virginia

West Virginia Legislature
West Virginia Search Bill Text
West Virginia House bills search results - 8 on 27 May 00
West Virginia Senate bills search results - 8 on 27 May 00

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Legislature
Wisconsin Searchable Text of Acts, Bills and Resolutions - for lyme - 0 on 23 May 00

Wyoming

Wyoming State Legislature [no search]




For more information on Lyme disease see: Lots Of Links On Lyme Disease

Comments or questions concerning this page should be directed to Art Doherty.

Last updated on i June 2001 by
Art Doherty
Lompoc, California
doherty@utech.net