Expand Research To Fight Lyme Disease
|Sponsor:||Representative Kenneth Fredette, House 100|
|Bill #:||LD 1054|
This resolve, for the purpose of reducing the effects of Lyme disease, does the following:
1. It requires the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife and the University of Maine to undertake a joint study into the effects of ticks and disease-infected ticks on the deer population and the effects of winter ticks on the moose population; and
2. It provides funding to the Department of Health and Human Services, Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention for the Lyme and Vector-Borne Disease Laboratory in the Maine Medical Center Research Institute and the University of Maine for research and development to combat Lyme disease.