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Directs the President to develop a strategy for establishing the security of the Nation and its allies' future mobile telecommunications systems and infrastructure, including 5G technologies.

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Mar 27 2019
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Amends the Older Americans Act of 1965 to recognize and provide increased services for younger individuals (i.e., those younger than 60 years of age) with Alzheimer's disease.

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Mar 27 2019
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House of Representatives

Amends the Older Americans Act of 1965 to recognize and provide increased services for younger individuals (i.e., those younger than 60 years of age) with Alzheimer's disease.

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Mar 27 2019
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Senate

Addresses chronic wasting disease — a prion disease of the nervous system that affects deer, elk, and moose — through assistance funds, establishing a task force, and creating a policy research center.

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Mar 27 2019
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House of Representatives

Authorizes appropriations to manage and research chronic wasting disease, a prion transmitted disease of the nervous system that affects deer, elk, and moose.

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Mar 27 2019
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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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White House

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

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

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Describes the American Medical Association’s augmented intelligence policy, which promotes the development of safe, effective technologies to advance health care.

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Jun 14 2018
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American Medical Association (AMA)

Requires the creation of best practices for including information regarding a patient’s opioid use disorder history in certain medical records.

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Jun 13 2018
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House of Representatives

Assesses how cities should approach the integration of autonomous vehicles into their public sector fleets as the technology continues to develop. 

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May 1 2018
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City of San Francisco

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