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Changes safety labeling of cough and cold medicines containing codeine or hydrocodone to reflect the fact that they are only intended for adults 18 years and older.

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Jan 11 2018
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Improves the ability of US Customs and Border Protection to intercept and identify synthetic opioids that are illegally imported into the United States.

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Jan 10 2018
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House of Representatives

Proposes that certain power plants be offered new pricing dependent on their "resiliency" — defined by having a 90 day supply of fuel on-site —  which FERC later rejects.

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Jan 8 2018
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Department of Energy (DOE)

Amends the DNA Analysis Backlog Elimination Act to allocate grant funding for auditing rape kits and extends the authorization timeframe for grants to audit rape kits and collect arrestee DNA samples.

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Jan 8 2018
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Senate

Rescinds Obama administration rule that required hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") operators on Federal and Indian Lands to adhere to certain monitoring and reporting requirements.

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Dec 29 2017
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Department of the Interior (DOI)

Calls for the establishment of limitations on the quantity of inorganic arsenic in rice and rice products.

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Dec 21 2017
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House of Representatives

Provides guidance for industry on the development of human drug products in which a nanomaterial is present in the final dosage form. 

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Dec 18 2017
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Requires the Department of Commerce to establish the Federal Advisory Committee on the Development and Implementation of Artificial Intelligence.

 

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Dec 12 2017
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