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H.R. 3073: TICK Act

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To provide assistance to combat the escalating burden of Lyme disease and other tick and vector-borne diseases and disorders.

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Sponsor and status

Christopher “Chris” Smith

Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 3, 2019
Length: 12 pages
Jun 3, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Jun 3, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on June 3, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

<span class='\"kicker\"'>WOBM Radio Interview on NIH, Smith Bill</span>'Congressman Chris Smith Highlights New Plan to Fight Lyme Disease'
    — Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] (Sponsor) on Nov 6, 2019

Stefanik Sends TICK Act Letter to Energy and Commerce Committee Chairs
    — Rep. Elise Stefanik [R-NY21] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 30, 2019

Delgado Introduces Bipartisan “Stamp Out Lyme Disease Act” to Raise Funds for Lyme Disease Research
    — Rep. Antonio Delgado [D-NY19] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 5, 2019

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Jun 3, 2019

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