H.R. 6068

Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite Act of 2009: new and improved

May 9, 2009

Remember H.R. 6068, the “Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite Act 2008”? Well, it’s back, and better than ever, as the “Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite Act 2009,” or H.R. 2248.  (The Library of Congress / Thomas listing of the bill is here.) For now, I direct you to the insightful comments on this […]

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Bed bug legislation in the U.S. House and in the Ohio House

July 22, 2008

In reference to the Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite Act of 2008, Budget Travel asks, “Should taxpayers fund the war against bed bugs?” The Act, H.R. 6068, is now in consideration by the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection,and would primarily give states funding to inspect hotel rooms for bed bugs. (Welcome […]

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Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite Act of 2008

May 20, 2008

Bed bugs have arrived in the United States House of Representatives. All this time we’ve been waiting and hoping to see cities and states, in a painfully gradual trickle, taking action on the national bed bug epidemic. I confess I’m rather amazed at this turn of events. On May 15, Representative G. K. Butterfield (D-North […]

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