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Great News!!   Both the House and Senate have exactly the same bill before them. We need your support now.  Please contact your Senator and Representative to support and sign on to HR 3427  and S 1479 

Here’s how to Contact United States Senators and Representatives
Use US mail, fax or email or all three.

 Click here for the text of HR 3427.       Click here for the text of S 1479.


Click here for the LDA Letter supporting the new bills.  It includes the list of supporting organizations - nearly 90 of them!
 

Some specifics in the bills

  • Increase the amount of Lyme research funding available by $100 million over 5 years.
  • Ensure mandatory research goals, better surveillance and improved prevention programs.
  • Ensure that committee is balanced & represents diversity of scientific viewpoints on issues.
  • Guarantee scientific integrity subject to conflict of interest rules.
  • Provide for outcomes research, including treatment studies.

We need your support now. Please contact your Senator and Representative to support and sign on to these bills.

Link to the government web site for all bills =>.