Thursday, December 11, 2014

Lyme Disease before Canadian Senate December 12

Elizabeth May's Lyme Disease Legislation Expected to Move to Third Reading in Senate Tomorrow
OTTAWA  –  The Senate is expected to take up Elizabeth May's Private Member's Bill C-442, the Federal Framework on Lyme Disease Act, at third reading tomorrow
The Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology unanimously referred the unamended bill to the Senate on December 10.

Third reading is the final stage of a bill's passage through the Senate. If the bill passes third reading, it will await Royal Assent, at which point it will become law.

Date: Friday, December 12, 2014
Time: Between 9:00 AM and 1:00 PM EST
Location: Senate, Ottawa ON
Please note that the meeting is subject to change. Further details will be provided as they become available.
To access a live audio stream of the Senate debate, please visit:

Earlier news ---

Bill C-442 is carried in the Senate:
Listen to testimony of December 3rd, 2014 as posted on CanLyme's website
Elizabeth May, MP  (begins after intro)
Jim Wilson, CanLyme  (starts at 56:18 on time-bar)
Dr. William Bowie, AMMI,  (starts at 1:03:55 on time-bar)

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