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Summarizes conclusions of the 12th International Nano-Authorities Dialogue of Germany, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Austria, and Switzerland and identifies gaps in regulation of nanomaterials in the European Union.

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Oct 10 2018
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European Commission

Amends the DNA Analysis Backlog Elimination Act of 2000 to enhance the ability of prosecutors to use DNA evidence in addressing the accumulation of violent crime cases.

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Oct 9 2018
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House of Representatives

Addresses the suitable clinical endpoints to demonstrate efficacy of drugs for treating opioid use disorder.

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Oct 9 2018
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Narrows the circumstances under which EPA will consider a group of stationary sources to be “adjacent” for the purposes of the Clean Air Act’s New Source Review (NSR) and Title V programs, limiting the number of sources subject to regulation.  

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Oct 5 2018
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Tasks the Federal Aviation Administration with creating a College Training Initiative Program for students seeking careers involving unmanned aircraft systems.

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Oct 5 2018
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House of Representatives

Creates action items for the Department of Transportation to improve automated transportation technology.

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Oct 4 2018
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Department of Transportation (DOT)

Defines the authorizations of the Federal Aviation Administration, including (counter)drone operations, as well as sets safety standards and certification processes.

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Oct 4 2018
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House of Representatives

Founds a pilot program intended to broaden access to telemedicine services for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder or other mental health disorders who live in rural areas.

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Oct 2 2018
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House of Representatives

Establishes a study on the effects of State legalized marijuana on the State's public health, criminal justice, employment, and economy conducted by the National Academy of Sciences.

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Oct 1 2018
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House of Representatives

Creates terms and conditions for carrying out DNA testing to unify families.

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Oct 1 2018
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House of Representatives

Grants appropriations for various programs and establishes new programs related to traumatic brain injury and the opioid crisis.

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Sep 28 2018
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House of Representatives

Instructs the Department of Energy to create programs that foster the research and development of advanced nuclear reactor technologies.  

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Sep 28 2018
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