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Bed Bug Management, Prevention and Research Act (HR 967) proposed in Congress

March 25, 2011

Representative Jean Schmidt (R-Ohio) introduced the Bed Bug Management, Prevention and Research Act (HR 967) in the U.S. House of Representatives on March 9th, 2011. HR 967, which as of this writing has been referred to the House Committee on Agriculture, would . . . amend the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990 […]

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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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