Senate Passes 2023 Omnibus Appropriations Bill
Below Article Update 12/23/2022: Following Senate passage by a 68-29 vote on Thursday, Dec. 22, the House passed an omnibus appropriations bill by a 221-205-1 vote on Friday, Dec. 23. The President is expected to sign the measure. To allow more time for full enactment of the omnibus, Congress passed a third continuing resolution for FY 2023 through Dec. 30, which the President signed on Friday, Dec. 23.
Alert: Senate Releases 2023 Omnibus Appropriations Bill: The Senate has just released the 2023 Omnibus Appropriations Bill. The Explanatory Statement includes, under Emerging & Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, $26M for Lyme, as well as much language on Lyme/VBD. It also incorporates activities in HR117-403 which includes Lyme language LDA provided to Congress.
The passage of an Omnibus through the end of FY23 is uncertain at this time.