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Deploys a blueprint for reducing lead exposure and its associated harms in children through collaboration among a range of stakeholders across federal agencies.

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Dec 19 2018
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Expands the Jenkins Act to include preventing the sale and transport of electronic cigarettes, cigars, and pipe tobacco to minors across state lines.

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Dec 19 2018
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House of Representatives

Creates a loan repayment program to address mental health professionals workforce shortages.

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Dec 19 2018
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Senate

Establishes a grant program for the nationwide collection of data on heritable blood disorders and reauthorizes efforts to improve the treatment of sickle cell disease.

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Dec 18 2018
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Establishes recommended, non-binding guidelines for industry for the development of gene therapy treatments for rare diseases.

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Dec 10 2018
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Establishes recommended, non-binding guidelines for industry for the development of gene therapy treatments for retinal disorders.

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Dec 10 2018
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Establishes recommended, non-binding guidelines for industry for the development of gene therapy treatments for hemophilia.

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Dec 10 2018
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Provides recommendations regarding the design of long term follow-up observational studies for gene therapy products.

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Dec 10 2018
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Provides recommendations about gene therapies regarding product safety, identity, quality, purity, and strength.  

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Dec 10 2018
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Provides recommendations regarding testing for replication competent retroviruses in gene therapy products and performing follow up monitoring of patients who have received retroviral-vector based gene therapy products.

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Dec 10 2018
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Conducts a review of the Federal Aviation Administration’s standards and oversight for unmanned aircraft systems.

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Dec 6 2018
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Office of Inspector General (OIG)

Provides grants to bolster the transportation, processing, identification, and reporting of missing persons and unidentified remains, in part by improving the use of DNA analyses in such actions.

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Dec 6 2018
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