Federal Framework on Lyme Disease Act

An Act respecting a Federal Framework on Lyme Disease

This bill was last introduced in the 41st Parliament, 2nd Session, which ended in August 2015.

This bill was previously introduced in the 41st Parliament, 1st Session.

Sponsor

Elizabeth May  Green

Introduced as a private member’s bill.

Status

This bill has received Royal Assent and is now law.

Summary

This is from the published bill. The Library of Parliament often publishes better independent summaries.

This enactment requires the Minister of Health to convene a conference with the provincial and territorial ministers responsible for health and with representatives of the medical community and patients’ groups for the purpose of developing a comprehensive federal framework to address the challenges of the recognition and timely diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease.

Elsewhere

All sorts of information on this bill is available at LEGISinfo, provided by the Library of Parliament. You can also read the full text of the bill.

Health Committee, on May 29, 2014

Health Committee, on June 3, 2014

  • Marc Ouellette, Scientific Director, Institute of Infection and Immunity
  • Steven Sternthal, Acting Director General, Centre for Food-borne, Environmental and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Infectious Diseases Prevention and Control Branch, Public Health Agency of Canada
  • Robbin Lindsay, Research Scientist, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada
  • Justin Vaive, Procedural Clerk