H.R.4701 - Tick-Borne Disease Research Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014

To provide for research with respect to Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases, and for other purposes. view all titles (5)

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  • Short: Tick-Borne Disease Research Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014 as passed house.
  • Short: Tick-Borne Disease Research Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014 as reported to house.
  • Official: To provide for research with respect to Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases, and for other purposes. as amended by house.
  • Short: Vector-Borne Disease Research Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014 as introduced.
  • Official: To provide for scientific frameworks with respect to vector-borne diseases. as introduced.

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Official Summary

Vector-Borne Disease Research Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Directors of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to: (1) develop scientific frameworks for research on

Official Summary

Vector-Borne Disease Research Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Directors of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to:
(1) develop scientific frameworks for research on at least two vector-borne diseases that have a high domestic incidence, and
(2) convene a working group for each identified disease. Defines \"vector-borne disease\" as an infection transmitted to humans or other animals by ticks, mosquitoes, or fleas. Treats tick-borne diseases, including Lyme disease, as a single such disease.

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