Federal Law (Public Law 107-116)

Federal Law (Public Law 107-116) is a major benefit to the Lyme community. The bill was passed by the Senate and House and signed by President Bush on January 10, 2002. It gives the Will of Congress on issues pertaining to Lyme disease.

For over a year the LDF has worked closely with members of Congress, the Lyme Society, the Illinois and New Jersey Task Forces, physicians, and many others, on the law’s tick-borne wording. We are confident it will greatly benefit physicians and patients nationwide. This is another accomplishment to help our doctors, patients, and the public.


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