Senate Concurrent Resolution 40
142nd General Assembly (2003 - 2004)
The General Assembly has ended, the current status is the final status.
CREATING A TASK FORCE TO EXAMINE THE PREVALENCE OF LYME DISEASE IN THIS STATE AND TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE PREVENTION OF LYME DISEASE AND FOR EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS TO RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT THE LONG-TERM EFFECTS OF MISDIAGNOSIS OF LYME DISEASE.
This Resolution creates a Task Force that is charged with examining the prevalence of Lyme disease and associated tick-borne diseases, to make recommendations for prevention, and to identify educational programs to increase public awareness of the effects of failure to diagnose Lyme disease. Lyme disease can be a chronic disease if not diagnosed and treated promptly. If treated promptly a person afflicted by Lyme disease and associated tick-borne diseases can lead a full, productive and pain-free life.
Takes effect on passage in the final chamber