To provide for a national strategy to address and overcome Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 21, 2018
Length: 39 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on May 21, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“<span class='\"kicker\"'>First biennial report to Congress gives blueprint for federal response</span>2018 Tick-Borne Disease Working Group Report Confirms Lyme is Spreading, Time for Action is Now”
— Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] (Sponsor) on Nov 14, 2018
“Stefanik Cosponsors Tick-Borne Diseases Control and Accountability Act”
— Rep. Elise Stefanik [R-NY21] (Co-sponsor) on May 25, 2018
May 21, 2018
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Jan 3, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 220.
H.R. 5900 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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