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Resolves that it is the duty of the federal government to create a Green New Deal that will achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions, create millions of good, high-wage jobs, to invest in US infrastructure and industry to sustainably meet current challenges, and to secure clean air and water, climate and community resiliency, healthy food, access to nature, and a sustainable environment.

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Mar 26 2019
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Calls on the federal government to provide warning of  impending electromagnetic pulses (EMPs), protect against, respond to, and recover from the effects of  EMPs through public and private engagement, planning, and investment; and prevent adversarial events through deterrence, defense, and nuclear nonproliferation efforts.  

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Mar 26 2019
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Improves upon comprehensive planning services for individuals with Alzheimer's disease through physician outreach and education.

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Mar 26 2019
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Improves upon comprehensive planning services for individuals with Alzheimer's disease through physician outreach and education.

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Mar 26 2019
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House of Representatives

Forms a new institute within the National Institutes of Health—the National Institute of Nutrition—to study how nutrition affects health, including mental health, by in part understanding the role of one's genetics and gut microbiome relative to nutrition and health.

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Mar 26 2019
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Expands the authority for veterans to use and possess medical marijuana, allows veterans to discuss use of medical marijuana with physicians, and commissions a study on the effects of medical marijuana on veterans in pain.

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Mar 25 2019
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Establishes guidelines to implement Extreme Risk Protection Orders to temporary limit access to firearms for some individuals based on a number of factors including evidence of a serious mental illness, among others.

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Mar 25 2019
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House of Representatives

Provides for further comprehensive research at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke on unruptured intracranial aneurysms.

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Mar 25 2019
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Senate

Authorizes the Department of Education to study the effect of school start on adolescent health, including aspects of mental health.

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Mar 25 2019
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House of Representatives
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Mar 22 2019
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Seeks condemnation and cessation of the mass arbitrary detention of Turkic Muslims in the Xinjian Uighur Region of China by means of imposing controls of US's exports of surveillance advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence, quantum computing, and biometric technologies.

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Mar 22 2019
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House of Representatives

Establishes the Prescription Safety Alert System to gather and maintain information about an individual's prescription and dispensing history in the hope of combating opioid abuse and misuse.

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Mar 21 2019
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