H.R. 2248 (111th): Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite Act of 2009


May 5, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 5, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


George “G.K.” Butterfield Jr.

Representative for North Carolina's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: May 5, 2009
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To establish a grant program to assist States in inspecting hotel rooms for bed bugs, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/5/2009--Introduced.Don't Let the Bed Bugs Bite Act of 2009 - Authorizes the Secretary of Commerce to provide grants to to assist states in carrying out inspections of lodging facilities for ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 5, 2009

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2248”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


14 cosponsors (12D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 6068 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 15, 2008

H.R. 6383 (Related)
Bed Bug Prevention and Mitigation Pilot Program Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 29, 2010

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