H.R.2790 - Lyme Disease Initiative of 1999106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] (Introduced 08/05/1999)|
|Committees:||House - Commerce; Armed Services; Resources; Agriculture|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/02/1999 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Research and Development. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2790 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)
Lyme Disease Initiative of 1999 - Directs the Secretaries of Health and Human Services, of Agriculture, of the Interior, and of Defense to: (1) establish specified detection test, improved surveillance and reporting system, and prevention goals to provide for a reduction in the incidence and prevalence of Lyme disease and related tick borne infectious diseases; and (2) establish a five-year plan of activities toward achieving those goals, and carry them out.
Introduced in House (08/05/1999)
Establishes the Lyme Disease Taskforce to advise the Secretaries with respect to achieving such goals.